International Journal of Dentistry / 2012 / Article / Tab 2

Clinical Study

Pericoronal Follicles of Asymptomatic Impacted Teeth: A Radiographic, Histomorphologic, and Immunohistochemical Study

Table 2

Immunohistochemical findings of Ki-67 and bcl-2 in epithelial components of pericoronal follicles and epithelial lining of dentigerous cysts.

PI (%) bcl-2
N Ki-67 +

NPF 14 5 (35.7%) 9 (64.3%)**
DC 10 3 (30.0%) 7 (70.0%)**
Control5 5 (100%)0 (0%)

NPF: normal pericoronal follicle, DC: dentigerous cyst.

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