Van Heerden, W.F.P. (Willem Francois Petrus); Pereira, Débora Lima; Pires. Fábio Ramôa; Lopes, Márcio Ajudarte; Carlos, Román, Wright, John Marshal; Patel, Paras; Uys, Andre; Vargas, Pablo Agustin(Elsevier, 2016-08)
OBJECTIVE : The aim of this study was to correlate the clinical, demographic, and radiographic aspects of 82 cases of florid osseous dysplasia (FOD) from four countries assessed by five reviewers. STUDY DESIGN : Retrospective ...
Du Toit-Prinsloo, Lorraine; Bunn, Belinda K.(Springer, 2016-09)
A 12-year-old African male patient presented with a history of progressive weight loss of several months
duration and a complaint of persistent hemoptysis. Radiological examination (chest X-ray and computerized
OBJECTIVE. To determine the effects of radiotherapy on salivary BPIFA expression and to investigate the role of BPIFA in the
development of known radiotherapy side effects.
MATERIALS AND METHODS. Unstimulated whole-mouth ...
Hunter, Keith D.; Vargas, Pablo Agustin; Fonseca, Felipe Paiva; Bingle, Lynne; Santos-Silva, Alan Roger; Lopes, Márcio Ajudarte; Coletta, Ricardo D.; De Andrade, Bruno Augusto Benevenuto; Mariano, Fernanda Viviane; Kowalski, Luiz Paulo; Rangel, Ana Lúcia Carrinho Ayroza; Martins, Manoela Domingues; Meurer, Luise; Speight, Paul M.(Wiley, 2016-10)
BACKGROUND : Salivary gland carcinomas are uncommon neoplasms and the
identification of new prognostic indicators could improve their management. HOXB7 and HOXB9 are members of the class I homeobox-containing genes important ...
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 ...
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 ...
A 36 year old female suffering from multiple oral ulcers was referred to the Department of Periodontics and Oral Medicine clinic at the University of Pretoria in February 2016. The ulcers had been present for a month, were ...
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 ...
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
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)(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 ...
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 ...
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
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 ...
Hunter, Keith D.; Darda, Lav; Hakami, Fahad; Morgan, Richard; Murdoch, Craig; Lambert, Daniel W.(Public Library of Science, 2015-04-10)
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