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Table 1 Descriptive data of 38 ectopic mandibular third molars in 37 patients

From: Comprehensive analysis of ectopic mandibular third molar: a rare clinical entity revisited

Variable   No. (%)
Age (years) 36.30 ± 13.48(18–69)
Gender Male 22 (59.46%)
Female 15 (40.54%)
Ectopic side Right side 18 (48.65%)
Left side 18 (48.65%)
Bilateral sides 1 (2.70%)
Ectopic type Level I 3 (7.89%)
Level II 21 (55.26%)
Level III 8 (21.05%)
Level IV 6 (15.79%)
Symptom/sign Present 30 (78.95%)
Absent 8 (21.05%)
Associated pathology Free 2 (5.26%)
Odontogenic/dentigerous cyst 15 (39.47%)
Odontogenic tumor 20 (52.63%)
inflammation 1 (2.63%)
Surgical approach Intra-oral 36 (94.74%)
Extra-oral 1 (2.63%)
No treatment 1 (2.63%)