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Table 2 Frequency of Fordyce granules in general population and in individuals with hereditary nonpolyposis colorectal cancer

From: Oral manifestations of hereditary nonpolyposis colorectal cancer syndrome: a family case series

Author (year) Samples Number of individuals Frequency of Fordyce granules (%)
Type of study
Reichart [16] General population (Germany) 2022 26.6% (group 1: 35–44 years)
Cross-sectional study 23.7% (group 2: 65–74 years)
Jahanbani et al. [17] General population (Iran) 598 27.9%
Cross-sectional study
Al-Mobeeriek and AlDosari [18] General population (Saudi Arabia) 2552 3.8%
Cross-sectional study
Ferreira et al. [19] General population (Brazil) 335 20.9%
Cross-sectional study
De Felice et al.[10] Individuals with HNPCC and controls (Italy) 15 (HNPCC) 86.7% of the cases
Case–control study 630 (controls) 0.95% of the controls
Present study, 2010–2011 Individuals with HNPCC and relatives (Brazil) 20 (one family with HNPCC) 40% all of the sample
Familial study 100% (individuals with HNPCC)
   25% (unaffected individuals)
  1. Abbreviations: HNPCC hereditary nonpolyposis colorectal cancer.