Oral Pathology and Oral Biology

Oral Pathology and Oral Biology

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  • Indermun, Suvarna; Shaik, Shoayeb; Nyirenda, Clement; Johannes, Keith; Mulder, Riaan (Oxford University Press, 2023-09)
    OBJECTIVES : To compare the precision of two cephalometric landmark identification methods, namely a computer-assisted human examination software and an artificial intelligence program, based on South African data. METHODS ...
  • Smit, Chane; Uys, Andre (Wiley, 2023-11)
    Fibrodysplasia ossificans progressiva is a rare condition with an estimated prevalence of one in two million individuals. The condition is characterized by widespread heterotrophic ossification of skeletal muscles and ...
  • Peta, Kimberly; Durandt, Chrisna; Van Heerden, M.B. (Marlene); Joubert, Anna Margaretha; Pepper, Michael Sean; Ambele, Melvin Anyasi (Wiley, 2023-10)
    The prevalence of breast cancer (BC) continues to increase and is the leading cause of cancer deaths in many countries. Numerous in vitro and in vivo studies have demonstrated that 2‐methoxyestradiol (2‐ME) has ...
  • Kirschnick, Laura Borges; Silveira, Felipe Martins; Schuch, Lauren Frenzel; Vasconcelos, Ana Carolina Uchoa; Gomes, Ana Paula; Dos Santos, Jean Nunes; Santana, Dandara Andrade; Fonseca, Felipe Paiva; Mesquita, Ricardo Alves; De Mendonça, Elismauro Francisco; Sousa-Neto, Sebastiao Silverio; Pontes, Helder Antonio Rebelo; Robinson, Liam; Van Heerden, Willem Francois Petrus; Carlos-Bregni, Roman; Tager, Elena Maria Jose Roman; Da Silva, Luan Cesar; Zanella, Virgílio Gonzales; Rivero, Luis Fernando; Bittencourt, Raquel; Martins, Marco Antonio Trevizani; Lopes, Marcio Ajudarte; Wagner, Vivian Petersen; Vargas, Pablo Agustin; Martins, Manoela Domingues (University of Sao Paolo, 2023)
    The aim of this study was to describe the prevalence, clinicopathological, and prognostic features of acinic cell carcinoma (AciCC) of the oral and maxillofacial region. AciCC cases were retrospectively retrieved from 11 ...
  • Myburgh, Albert; Myburgh, Jan G.; Steyl, Johan Christian Abraham; Downs, Colleen T.; Botha, Hannes; Robinson, Liam; Woodborne, Stephan (Wiley, 2023-10)
    The histology and growth of reptilian and crocodilian claws (ungues) have been extensively studied; however, Nile crocodile (Crocodylus niloticus) claws have not received adequate attention. Furthermore, age estimations ...
  • Bernitz, Herman (PKP Publishing Services Network, 2023-12)
    No abstract available.
  • Beckenstrater, Michael A.; Gamieldien, Mohamed Yasin; Smit, Chane; Buchanan, Glynn Dale (Springer, 2024)
    OBJECTIVES : Canalis sinuosus (CS) is a clinically relevant structure in the anterior maxilla. The present study aimed to determine the prevalence and distribution of CS and its accessory canals (ACs) in the South African ...
  • Van Staden, Werdie; Nienaber, A.; Rossouw, T.; Turner, A.C. (Astrid); Filmalter, Cecilia Jacoba; Nel, Jan Gert; Bapela, S.; Beetge, Mia-Michaela; Blumenthal, Ryan; Castelyn, Camille De Villebois; De Witt-Jordaan, T.W. (Wilma); Dlagnekova, Antonia; Kotze, Carla; Mangwane, S.; Napoles, Lizeka; Somers, R.; Sykes, Leanne M.; Van Zyl, W.B.; Venter, Marietjie; Uys, Andre; Warren, Nichola (South African Medical Association, 2023-04)
    This article provides ethical guidance on using race in health research as a variable or in defining the study population. To this end, a plain, non-exhaustive checklist is provided for researchers and research ethics ...
  • Merbold, Lene; Smit, Chane; Ker-Fox, Jason (Health and Medical Publishing Group, 2023-05-31)
    BACKGROUND : In developing countries, many diagnosed cases of ameloblastoma (AB) have a significant delay in receiving treatment because of patient factors and healthcare facility constraints. OBJECTIVES : The radiologic ...
  • Davidson, Christy Lana; De Klerk, Johan; Matejovsky, Zina; Fabris-Rotelli, Inger Nicolette; Uys, Andre (Springer, 2024)
    INTRODUCTION : The anterior nasal spine is a pointed, midline projection of the maxilla. This bony structure dictates the overlying soft tissues providing the phenotypic features of the nose and upper lip and determines ...
  • Alsanie, Ibrahim; Rajab, Shahad; Cottom, Hannah; Adegun, Oluyori; Agarwal, Reshma; Jay, Amrita; Graham, Laura; James, Jacqueline; Barrett, A. William; Van Heerden, W.F.P. (Willem Francois Petrus); De Vito, Mariano; Canesso, Alessandra; Adisa, Akinyele Olumuyiwa; Akinshipo, Abdul-Warith Olaitan; Ajayi, Oluseyi Folake; Nwoga, Mark Chukwuemeka; Okwuosa, Chukwubuzor Udokwu; Omitola, Olufemi Gbenga; Orikpete, Efetobo Victor; Soluk-Tekkesin, Merva; Bello, Ibrahim O.; Qannam, Ahmed; Gonzalez, Wilfredo; Perez-de-Oliveira, Maria Eduarda; Santos-Silva, Alan Roger; Vargas, Pablo Agustin; Toh, Eu-Wing; Khurram, Syed Ali (Springer, 2022-12)
    BACKGROUND : Salivary gland tumours (SGT) are a relatively rare group of neoplasms with a wide range of histopathological appearance and clinical features. To date, most of the epidemiological studies on salivary gland ...
  • Ambele, Melvin Anyasi; Robinson, Liam; Van Heerden, M.B. (Marlene); Pepper, Michael Sean; Van Heerden, Willem Francois Petrus (Elsevier, 2023-01)
    Odontogenic keratocysts (OKCs) are common cysts of odontogenic origin that usually occur as a single nonsyndromic cyst in isolation (sporadic) or as syndromic multiple cysts as a manifestation of naevoid basal cell carcinoma ...
  • Robinson, Liam; Smit, Chane; Bernitz, Herman (Elsevier, 2022-09)
    Forensic odontology plays an important role in the identification of severely decomposed or carbonised corpses, particularly when conventional identification methods fail. This case report highlights the use of dental ...
  • Do Amaral-Silva, Gleyson Kleber; Dias, Laryssa Moura; Mariz, Bruno Augusto Linhares Almeida; Fonseca, Felipe Paiva; Rangel, Ana Lúcia Carrinho Ayroza; Zanella, Virgílio Gonzales; Castilho, Rogerio Moraes; Martins, Manoela Domingues; Vargas, Pablo A; Wagner, Vivian Petersen (Medicina Oral, Patologia Oral y Cirugia Bucal, 2022-03)
    BACKGROUND : Appropriate DNA replication is vital to maintain cell integrity at the genomic level. Malfunction on DNA repair mechanisms can have implications related to tumor behavior. Our aim was to evaluate the ...
  • Uys, Andre; Mavuso, Diana S. (Wiley, 2022-11)
    BACKGROUND : Stroke is the second leading cause of death globally and account for 25,000 deaths annually in South Africa. Both medial and intimal located intracranial internal carotid artery (iICA) calcifications are ...
  • Smit, Chane; Robinson, Liam; Tager, Elena Roman; Roza, Ana Luiza Oliveira Correa; Rocha, Andre Caroli; Santos-Silva, Alan Roger; Vargas, Pablo Agustin; Romanach, Mario Jose; Fonseca, Felipe Paiva; Carlos, Roman; Van Heerden, Willem Francois Petrus (British Institute of Radiology, 2022-07)
    OBJECTIVES : The aim of the current study was to analyse the demographic, clinical and radiological features of primary aneurysmal bone cysts (ABCs) involving the maxillofacial region. METHODS : Histologically confirmed ...
  • Robinson, Liam; Smit, Chane; Fonseca, Felipe Paiva; Abrahao, Aline Correa; Romanach, Mario Jose; Khurram, Syed Ali; Hunter, K.D. (Keith); Speight, Paul M.; Van Heerden, Willem Francois Petrus (Springer, 2022-12)
    BACKGROUND : Keratoameloblastoma (KA) is an uncommon and controversial variant of ameloblastoma exhibiting central keratinisation. Due to their rarity, there is limited information in the literature on their clinical, ...
  • Vilborn, Piret; Bernitz, Herman (Springer, 2022-01)
    The global Covid-19 pandemic has forced forensic dentists to improve infection control methods. This search investigated the practical utilization of different 3D scanners to record and to analyze bite marks in the skin- ...
  • Perez-de-Oliveira, Maria Eduarda; Robinson, Liam; Assuncao Junior, Jose Narciso Rosa; Abrahao, Aline Correa; Romanach, Mario Jose; Penafort, Paulo Victor Mendes; Da Silva, Luan Cesar; Santos-Silva, Alan Roger; Lopes, Marcio Ajudarte; Van Heerden, Willem Francois Petrus; Vargas, Pablo Agustin (Elsevier, 2022-12)
    This study reports 9 additional tongue hamartomas in children paired with a literature review. A retrospective analysis was performed from 3 Oral Pathology laboratories. Additionally, a literature review was conducted ...
  • Robinson, Liam; Bernitz, Herman (South African Dental Association, 2021-04)
    A young woman was returning home after work when she was accosted by a man wielding a knife. She was dragged into a nearby bush where the suspect attempted to rape her. She put up a substantial fight and was able to ...

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