Research Articles (Oral Pathology and Oral Biology)

Research Articles (Oral Pathology and Oral Biology)

 

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Recent Submissions

  • Ligthelm, Louis J.; Bunn, B.K. (Belinda Kathleen); Raubenheimer, E.J. (Erich); Van Heerden, W.F.P. (Willem Francois Petrus) (Wiley, 2018-05)
    BACKGROUND : Primary intestinal‐type adenocarcinoma of the tongue is rare. This represents the first reported case of a primary mixed adenoneuroendocrine carcinoma (MANEC) of the tongue arising within a congenital enteric ...
  • Fernandes, N.A. (Nelson Alexander); Herbst, Dirk; Postma, Thomas Corne; Bunn, B.K. (Belinda Kathleen) (Wiley, 2018-03)
    The aim of this study was to determine the prevalence of MB2 canals in permanent maxillary molars utilising CBCT; in patients attending a university hospital. A total of 200 patient scans, (100 female and 100 male patients), ...
  • Bernitz, Herman; Kloppers, B.A. (South African Dental Association, 2017-06)
    A bite mark case was received from the Eastern Cape for analysis in the Department of Oral Pathology and Oral Biology. The evidence included a photograph of a bite mark on the left cheek of the victim, see Figure 1, two ...
  • Bernitz, Herman; Saayman, Gert (South African Dental Association, 2017-03)
    Dental identification of decomposed, burned and mutilated remains usually involves comparing the ante-mortem with the post-mortem dental records of the suspected victim. This procedure is dependent on the availability of ...
  • Van Heerden, W.F.P. (Willem Francois Petrus); Raubenheimer, E.J. (Erich); Bunn, B.K. (Belinda Kathleen) (South African Dental Association, 2017-03)
    The incidence of human papilloma virus-induced oropharyngeal carcinoma is steadily rising globally and the observation has become widely publicised in recent times. Human papilloma virus (HPV) is therefore an ...
  • Bernitz, Herman; Verster, Janette (South African Dental Association, 2017-04)
    Lodox®Statscan™ is a relatively recent addition to the field of post- mortem radiology and imaging in forensic dentistry and forensic medicine. A number of cases were encountered where victims who could not undergo ...
  • Raubenheimer, E.J. (Erich); Slavik, Thomas; Lemmer, Lou; Olivier, Henno; Van Heerden, W.F.P. (Willem Francois Petrus); Miniggio, Hilde (Elsevier, 2018-01)
    Human papillomavirus induced cervical cancer is the fourth most prevalent malignancy affecting females globally. Over the past two decades scientific information unveiled an increasing role for the virus in the pathogenesis ...
  • Willems, Guy; Lee, Sang-Seob; Uys, Andre; Bernitz, Herman; Cadenas de Llano-Pérula, Maria; Fieuws, Steffen; Thevissen, Patrick (Springer, 2018-03)
    AIM : The aims of our study were to develop new maturity scores for dental age estimation in South African black children according to the Willems method, which was developed based on Belgian Caucasian (BC) reference data ...
  • Pereira, Débora Lima; Pires. Fábio Ramôa; Lopes, Márcio Ajudarte; Carlos, Román, Wright, John Marshal; Patel, Paras; Van Heerden, W.F.P. (Willem Francois Petrus); 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, B.K. (Belinda Kathleen) (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 tomographic ...
  • Gonzalez-Arriagada, Wilfredo Alejandro; Ramos, Lara Maria Alencar; Silva, Andreia Aparecida; Vargas, Pablo Agustin; Coletta, Ricardo Della; Bingle, Lynne; Lopes, Marcio Ajudarte (Elsevier, 2015-01)
    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 ...
  • 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; Hunter, Keith D.; Speight, Paul M.; Vargas, Pablo Agustin (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 ...
  • Gomes, Juliane Oliveira; Carvalho, Marianne de Vasconcelos; Fonseca, Felipe Paiva; Gondak, Rogério Oliveira; Lopes, Márcio Ajudarte; Vargas, Pablo Agustin (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 ...
  • 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.; Ayo-Yusuf, Olalekan A.; Botha, G.C.; Manning, Dianne M.; 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 ...
  • Kungoane, Tsholofelo; Marnewick, J.C. (Johan); Van Heerden, W.F.P. (Willem Francois Petrus) (South African Dental Association, 2016-04)
    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 ...
  • Bunn, B.K. (Belinda Kathleen); 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 ...
  • Yakoob, Zarah; Uys, Andre (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 ...
  • Platais, Christopher; Hakami, Fahad; Darda, Lav; Lambert, Daniel W.; Morgan, Richard; Hunter, Keith D. (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, B.K. (Belinda Kathleen); 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 ...

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