Table 1: Average expression percentages of apoptosis regulatory proteins according to the ameloblastic histological types and subtypes.

Histological typeNumber of casesMean ± SD
%Cytoplasmic Survivin%Bcl-2%Bax

Solid/multicystic3845 ± 31.640.2 ± 25.8
FSA643.3 ± 34.458.3 ± 29.246.6 ± 30.1
ASA1043 ± 27.558 ± 30.446 ± 22.7
PSA2246.3 ± 33.837.2 ± 28.335.9 ± 26.3
Unicystic7239.5 ± 29.743.1 ± 25.4
LUA827.5 ± 30.133.7 ± 19.237.5 ± 31.1
MUA2444.6 ± 34.643.3 ± 26.648.3 ± 24.1
IUA4039 ± 29.636.7 ± 28.3

FSA: follicular solid/multicystic ameloblastoma, ASA: acanthomatous solid/multicystic ameloblastoma, PSA: plexiform solid/multicystic ameloblastoma, LUA: luminal unicystic ameloblastoma, MUA: Mural unicystic ameloblastoma, IUA: intraluminal unicystic ameloblastoma. Kruskal-Wallis test; the values in bold indicate statistical significance. (). Solid/multicystic ameloblastoma: a%cytoplasmic Survivin, vs. %Bcl-2, , Unicystic ameloblastoma: bBax, vs. Bcl-2, , Intraluminal ameloblastoma: c%cytoplasmic Survivin vs. %Bax, .