Oral Pathology and Oral Biology

Oral Pathology and Oral Biology

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  • Robinson, Liam; Van Heerden, M.B. (Marlene); Ker-Fox, Jason G.; Hunter, K.D. (Keith); Van Heerden, W.F.P. (Willem Francois Petrus) (Springer, 2021-06)
    Mucoepidermoid carcinoma (MEC) is the most common malignant salivary gland tumour in both adults and children. Histological grading of MEC is subjective, but plays an important role in predicting patient prognosis. Epithelial ...
  • Robinson, Liam; Schouwstra, Ciska-Mari; Van Heerden, W.F.P. (Willem Francois Petrus) (Springer, 2021)
    Primary mixed neuroendocrine-nonneuroendocrine neoplasm (MiNEN) of the head and neck region is a rare biphasic tumor with an aggressive biological behavior. This report highlights an additional case of oropharyngeal MiNEN ...
  • Ver Berne, Jonas; Raubenheimer, E.J. (Erich); Jacobs, Reinhilde; Politis, Constantinus (Termedia Publishing House, 2020-08-30)
    Since initially described, the terms “pyogenic granuloma” (PG) and “lobular capillary hemangioma” (LCH) have undergone a significant change in meaning, which leads to a confusion in the literature. In this study, we attempted ...
  • Hunter, K.D. (Keith); Niklander, Sven (Elsevier, 2020-04)
    Lesions arising from odontogenic tissues of the jaws vary from very common to very rare. Some, such as radicular cysts, form a routine part of the diagnostic workload for histopathologists who report specimens from the ...
  • Nel, Chane; Yakoob, Zarah; Kungoane, Tsholofelo; Davidson, Christy Lana (South African Dental Association, 2020-06)
    Amelogenesis imperfecta (AI) comprises a vast group of developmental alterations in the quantity and/or quality of enamel, unaffected by systemic disorders. In this case report we describe the typical clinical ...
  • Sykes, Leanne M.; Robinson, Liam; Bernitz, Herman (South African Dental Association, 2020-06)
    Natural disasters, fatal accidents, and violent criminal offences are part of everyday life. All of these may result in fatalities that shatter the lives of the victim’s families and friends. Their trauma is compounded ...
  • Robinson, Liam; Lebaka, C.S. (Chidinyane); Van Heerden, W.F.P. (Willem Francois Petrus) (Wiley, 2021)
    Epithelioid vascular tumours include benign epithelioid haemangioma (EH) and epithelioid angiomatous nodule, low‐grade malignant epithelioid haemangioendothelioma and high‐grade epithelioid angiosarcoma. These tumours share ...
  • Roza, Ana Luiza Oliveira Correa; Sousa, Emanuel Mendes; Leite, Amanda Almeida; Amaral-Silva, Gleyson Kleber; Morais, Thayna Melo de Lima; Wagner, Vivian Petersen; Schuch, Lauren Frenzel; Vasconcelos, Ana Carolina Uchoa; De Arruda, Jose Alcides Almeida; Mesquita, Ricardo Alves; Fonseca, Felipe Paiva; Abrahao, Aline Correa; Agostini, Michelle; De Andrade, Bruno Augusto Benevenuto; Da Silveira, Ericka Janine Dantas; Martínez-Flores, Rene; Rondanelli, Benjamin Martínez; Alberdi-Navarro, Javier; Robinson, Liam; Marin, Constanza; Junior, Jose Narciso Rosa Assuncao; Valiati, Renato; Fregnani, Eduardo Rodrigues; Santos-Silva, Alan Roger; Lopes, Marcio Ajudarte; Hunter, K.D. (Keith); Khurram, Syed Ali; Speight, Paul M.; Mosqueda-Taylor, Adalberto; Van Heerden, W.F.P. (Willem Francois Petrus); Carlos, Roman; Wright, John M.; Romanach, Mario Jose; Vargas, Pablo Agustin (Elsevier, 2021)
    OBJECTIVE : The aim of this study was to report the clinicopathologic features of 62 cases of central odontogenic fibroma (COdF). STUDY DESIGN : Clinical and radiographic data were collected from the records of 13 oral ...
  • Buchanan, Glynn Dale; Tredoux, Sheree; Nel, Chane; Gamieldien, Mohamed Yasin (Wiley, 2021)
    Dentin dysplasia (DD) Type I is a developmental condition affecting dentin, inherited in an autosomal‐dominant pattern or occurring due to a new mutation. Whilst the crowns of DD Type I affected teeth appear clinically ...
  • Potgieter, Nicoline; Davidson, Christy Lana; Middleton, I. (South African Dental Association, 2019)
    This case report presents the management of a rare occurrence of a labial talon cusp on a permanent maxillary lateral incisor. The buccal projection was reduced with a minimally invasive approach, with the aim of ...
  • Nel, Chane; Uys, Andre; Robinson, Liam; Van Heerden, W.F.P. (Willem Francois Petrus) (Springer, 2021)
    Adenomatoid odontogenic tumour (AOT) is a benign tumour that arises from odontogenic epithelial remnants. AOTs usually present as innocuous lesions with limited growth potential. Multiple AOTs are frequently reported in ...
  • Robinson, Liam; Sykes, Leanne M.; Bernitz, Herman (South African Dental Association, 2020-09)
    The details of this case have been omitted in order to maintain anonymity. forensic odontology unit at the University of Pretoria for examination and comparative analysis. An elderly male was reported missing from his home ...
  • Houlton, Tobias M.R.; Jooste, Nicolene; Uys, Andre; Steyn, Maryna (South African Dental Association, 2020-09)
    INTRODUCTION : The South African Police Service frequently relies on craniofacial approximation and superimposition to assist in identifying unknown deceased individuals. Standards to estimate lip height are however limited. ...
  • Heyl, E.; Robinson, Liam; Kotze, L.; Van Heerden, W.F.P. (Willem Francois Petrus) (South African Dental Association, 2020-09)
    A 12-year-old female patient presented with diffusely enlarged fibrous gingivae, enamel hypoplasia, an anterior open bite and impacted permanent maxillary canines. The patient's mother reported that the child had an ...
  • Fernandes, Diego Tetzner; Van Heerden, W.F.P. (Willem Francois Petrus); Prado Ribeiro, Ana Carolina; Brandao, Thais Bianca; de Mello, Evandro Sobroza; Rivera, Cesar; Van Heerden, M.B. (Marlene); Gondak, Rogerio; Santos- Silva, Alan Roger; Vargas, Pablo Agustin; Lopes, Marcio Ajudarte (Medicina Oral S.L., 2020-05)
    BACKGROUND : Although new digital pathology tools have improved the positive cell quantification, there is a heterogeneity of the quantification methods in the literature. The aim of this study was to evaluate and propose ...
  • Da Silva, C.; Durandt, Chrisna; Kallmeyer, Karlien; Ambele, Melvin Anyasi; Pepper, Michael Sean (MDPI Publishing, 2020-06-09)
    Obesity contributes significantly to the global health burden. A better understanding of adipogenesis, the process of fat formation, may lead to the discovery of novel treatment strategies. However, it is of concern that ...
  • Ambele, Melvin Anyasi; Dhanraj, Priyanka; Giles, Rachel; Pepper, Michael Sean (MDPI Publishing, 2020-06-16)
    The formation of adipocytes during embryogenesis has been largely understudied. However, preadipocytes appear to originate from multipotent mesenchymal stromal/stem cells which migrate from the mesoderm to their anatomical ...
  • Siriwardena, B.S.M.S.; Speight, Paul M.; Franklin, Christopher D.; Abdelkarim, Rasha; Khurram, Syed Ali; Hunter, K.D. (Keith) (Springer, 2020-07-08)
    The first detailed description of calcifying epithelial odontogenic tumor (CEOT) are ascribed to Jens Pindborg, but this tumor was described some years previously. Subsequently, CEOT was included in the 1971 WHO classification ...
  • Ambele, Melvin Anyasi; Van Zyl, Andre; Pepper, Michael Sean; Van Heerden, M.B. (Marlene); Van Heerden, W.F.P. (Willem Francois Petrus) (Frontiers Media, 2020-04-30)
    The lack of clinical biomarkers for head and neck cancer subtypes limits early diagnosis and monitoring of disease progression. This study investigates genetic alterations in clinically identical tumor, tumor-adjacent ...
  • Raubenheimer, E.J. (Erich); Noffke, C.E.E.; Lemmer, L.B.; Slavik, T.; Van Heerden, W.F.P. (Willem Francois Petrus); Miniggio, H.D. (Medpharm Publications, 2019-03)
    BACKGROUND: Conditions associated with catabolism of bone are common and progress sub-clinically with devastating skeletal consequences. Over the past two decades, bisphosphonates have become increasingly popular for the ...

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