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Avances en Odontoestomatología

On-line version ISSN 2340-3152Print version ISSN 0213-1285


SANCHEZ LOPEZ, JD et al. Tumoral thickness and histopathological parameters in the squamous cell carcinoma of tongue: A retrospective evaluation over 60 patients. Av Odontoestomatol [online]. 2005, vol.21, n.5, pp.241-249. ISSN 2340-3152.

I.-Introduction: The tumoral thickness represents one of the most ominous prognostic factors of the squamous cell carcinoma of tongue. II.-Objectives: To verify if the tumoral thickness is relationated with others aggressive histopathologic parameters. III.-Material and Methods: -Design: A hospital population retrospective study (January-1990 to July-1997) of 60 patients affected of carcinoma of tongue. -Variables: Data patients, histopathological parameters and tumoral thickness. -Laboratory procedures. -Stadistic methods: Descriptive and Inferential stadistical: Bonferroni method, C-Dunnet, Chi-square, Anova test… IV.-Results: There is a statistic association between mitotic Index and tumoral thickness (14,84; p<0,001). V.-Conclusions: Depth of invasion and mitotic Index are actually associated prognostic factors in the carcinoma epidermoid of tongue.

Keywords : Squamous cell carcinoma of tongue; tumoral thickness.

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