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Table 2 Distribution of immunohistochemical findings in CsA-treated patients and controls

From: Analysis of proliferative activity in oral gingival epithelium in immunosuppressive medication induced gingival overgrowth

  CsA Group Control Group
PCNA-positive cells 62.55 ± 3.23 * 30.83 ± 2.80
Inflammatory cell infiltration grade 1 18% (n = 4) 83% (n = 10)
Inflammatory cell infiltration grade 2 9% (n = 2) 16% (n = 2)
Inflammatory cell infiltration grade 3 72% (n = 16)* -----
Epithelial thickness (mm) 0.74 ± 0.03 0.40 ± 0.03
  1. * Significant differences p < 0.05