Volume 16, Number 1, March 2004

Osteoblastoma of the Mandible: Report of a Case with Immunohistochemical Analysis

Takashi Fujii,1 Takaaki Ueno,1 Miwa Kanou,1 Nobuhisa Ishida,1 Toshimasa Kagawa,1
Hitoshi Nagatsuka,2 Noriyuki Nagai,2 Toshio Sugahara1

1Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Reconstructive Surgery, and 2Department of Oral Pathology and Medicine, Okayama University Graduate School of Medicine and Dentisty, Shikata-cho, Okayama, Japan


Abstract
An osteoblastoma of the mandible in a 19-year-old woman is reported. By means of immunohistochemical analysis, the expression of bone morphogenetic proteins, osteopontin, and osteocalcin are described and illustrated.


Key words: Bone morphogenetic proteins, Osteoblastoma, Osteocalcin, Osteopontin

Asian J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2004;16:59-62.
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