Research Articles (Oral Pathology and Oral Biology)

Research Articles (Oral Pathology and Oral Biology)

 

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Recent Submissions

  • Vargas, Pablo Agustin; Gomes, Juliane Oliveira; Carvalho, Marianne de Vasconcelos; Fonseca, Felipe Paiva; Gondak, Rogério Oliveira; Lopes, Márcio Ajudarte (Wiley, 2016-07)
    BACKGROUND : Actinic cheilitis (AC) is a potentially malignant lesion diagnosed in the lip of patients chronically exposed to the sun that may give rise to a fully invasive lower lip squamous cell carcinoma (LLSCC). It is ...
  • Bernitz, Herman (South African Dental Association, 2016-07)
    The police were summoned to investigate the foul smell coming from a bachelor flat in a high rise building in Braamfontein, Johannesburg. After forcing their way into the flat, they found the body of a severely decomposed ...
  • Manning, Dianne M.; Ayo-Yusuf, Olalekan A.; Van der Merwe, L.J.; Van Zyl, G.J.; St Clair Gibson, A.; Viljoen, M.; Iputo, J.E.; Mammen, M.; Chitha, W.; Perez, A.M.; Hartman, N.; Fonn, S.; Green-Thompson, L.; Botha, G.C.; Botha, S.J.; Hift, R.; Retief, P.; Van Heerden, B.B.; Volmink, J. (Health and Medical Publishing Group, 2016-01)
    BACKGROUND. Selection of medical students at South African (SA) medical schools must promote equitable and fair access to students from all population groups, while ensuring optimal student throughput and success, and ...
  • Bunn, Belinda K.; Kloppers, H.P. (Hendrik); Van Heerden, W.F.P. (Willem Francois Petrus) (South African Dental Association, 2016-04)
    A 75-year old male patient presented to the Department of Maxillofacial and Oral Surgery complaining of a four-month history of a painless, ulcerative lesion which involved the posterior mandibular alveolar ridge in the ...
  • Uys, Andre; Yakoob, Zarah (South African Dental Association, 2016-04)
    Temporomandibular disorders (TMD) have a multifactorial aetiology, one suggestion being that facial trauma caused by motor vehicle accidents (MVA) may result in TMD. However, the relationship is somewhat controversial as ...
  • Hunter, Keith D.; Platais, Christopher; Hakami, Fahad; Darda, Lav; Lambert, Daniel W.; Morgan, Richard (Wiley, 2016-04)
    Recent decades have witnessed the publication of numerous studies reporting alterations in the genome and transcriptome of head and neck squamous cell carcinoma (HNSCC). Currently, the utilisation of these alterations ...
  • Bunn, Belinda K.; Van Heerden, W.F.P. (Willem Francois Petrus), 1958-; Bunn, Belinda K. (Elsevier, 2015-03)
    OBJECTIVE : To present two cases of Epstein-Barr virus (EBV)-positive mucocutaneous ulcer of the oral mucosa in association with human immunodeficiency virus infection. STUDY DESIGN : Two recently diagnosed cases of ...
  • Nel, Sulette (South African Dental Association, 2015-07)
    A thorough understanding of recent advancements regarding the molecular interactions responsible for tooth eruption is indispensable to all dental specialties and may provide insight for treating clinical eruption ...
  • Bunn, Belinda K.; Schnetler, C.; Van Zyl, Andre W.; Van Heerden, W.F.P. (Willem Francois Petrus) (South African Dental Association, 2015-07)
    A 57-year-old male patient presented to the Oral Medicine Clinic with a one-month history of painful macroglossia associated with difficulty in speaking and swallowing. The patient complained of recent weight loss and ...
  • Bernitz, Herman (South African Dental Association, 2015-10)
    An 18 year old girl and her boyfriend were spending the afternoon on the grassy banks of a dam near Beaufort West. They were suddenly overpowered by three young men wearing balaclavas. The young girl was severely ...
  • Bernitz, Herman (South African Dental Association, 2015-08)
    A light aircraft flying in bad weather collided with the side of a mountain in southern Kwa-Zulu Natal. The pilot and passenger were carbonised in the fire that ensued after the impact. The bodies were brought to the ...
  • Nel, Sulette; Van Heerden, Marlene B.; Van Heerden, W.F.P. (Willem Francois Petrus), 1958- (Elsevier, 2015-10)
    AIM : To investigate the expression of CD56 in dog odontogenesis in order to elucidate the expression found in ameloblastomas. MATERIALS AND METHODS : Immunohistochemical analysis of CD56 expression of developing dog ...
  • Uys, Andre; Yakoob, Zarah (South African Dental Association, 2015-05)
    No abstract available.
  • Hunter, Keith D.; Darda, Lav; Hakami, Fahad; Morgan, Richard; Murdoch, Craig; Lambert, Daniel W. (Public Library of Science, 2015-04-10)
    BACKGROUND Previous studies have demonstrated that a number of HOX genes, a family of transcription factors with key roles in early development, are up-regulated in head and neck squamous cell carcinoma (HNSCC) and other ...
  • Bernitz, Herman; Van Staden, Paul Jacobus; Sutherland, Rene; Cronjé, Christine M. (Springer, 2014-03)
    In the forensic assessment of burned bodies, the question of whether the victim was exposed to the fire before of after death is of crucial importance. Several external signs have been used in the past to indicate heat ...
  • Blignaut, Elaine; Van Heerden, W.F.P. (Willem Francois Petrus), 1958- (Springer, 2015-10)
    Candida albicans and caries are frequently investigated among healthy and immunosuppressed individuals. The objective of this study was to demonstrate the presence of C. albicans on both oral soft and hard tissue and to ...
  • Vargas, Pablo Agustin; Fonseca, Felipe Paiva; Basso, Marcos Paulo Montanhana; Mariano, Fernanda Viviane; Kowalski, Luiz Paulo; Lopes, Márcio Ajudarte; Martins, Manoela Domingues; Rangel, Ana Lúcia Carrinho Ayroza; Coletta, Ricardo Della; Santos-Silva, Alan Roger (Elsevier, 2015-06)
    OBJECTIVE : To investigate the immunoexpression of vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) in benign and malignant salivary gland tumors (SGT), determining its clinical and prognostic significance. MATERIAL AND METHODS ...
  • Hunter, Keith D.; Fonseca, Felipe Paiva; Brierley, Daniel; Wright, John M.; Santos-Silva, Alan Roger; Almeida, Oslei Paes; Rocha, André Caroli; Van Heerden, W.F.P. (Willem Francois Petrus), 1958- (Elsevier, 2015-05)
    OBJECTIVE : To describe an international case series of polymorphous low-grade adenocarcinoma (PLGA) affecting the upper lip. MATERIAL AND METHODS : Over a 30-year-period the files of five pathology services were reviewed ...
  • Hunter, Keith D.; Bunn, Belinda K.; Khurram, Syed Ali; Van Heerden, W.F.P. (Willem Francois Petrus), 1958- (Elsevier, 2014-11)
    OBJECTIVE. To describe an unusual variant of oral epithelial dysplasia and to provide an appraisal of its immunohistochemical profile. STUDY DESIGN. An unusual form of epithelial dysplasia, which we have termed adenoid ...
  • Bernitz, Herman; Solomon, C. (South African Dental Association, 2014-08)
    A 19-year old adult male was reported missing after he failed to arrive on his scheduled flight, following a working gap year in the United Kingdom. His parents who had been in the arrivals hall for some time, had not ...

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