Browsing Research Articles (Oral Pathology and Oral Biology) by Title

Browsing Research Articles (Oral Pathology and Oral Biology) by Title

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  • 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 ...
  • Abram, Muhammed Hanif; Van Heerden, W.F.P. (Willem Francois Petrus), 1958-; Rheeder, Paul; Girdler-Brown, B.V. (Brendan); Van Zyl, Andre W. (South African Dental Association, 2012-11)
    The National Cancer Registry (NCR) of South Africa publishes the pathology-based cancer incidence in the country and is the main cancer data source. The data published by the NCR have been used extensively in the ...
  • Uys, Andre; Bernitz, Herman; Pretorius, Samantha; Steyn, M. (Springer, 2018-09)
    Third molar development of 705 White and 563 Black South African individuals aged between 15 and 25 years was assessed from panoramic radiographs obtained from the School of Dentistry, University of Pretoria, South Africa. ...
  • Uys, Andre; Fabris-Rotelli, Inger Nicolette; Bernitz, Herman (South African Dental Association, 2014-03)
    Forensic dentists are frequently required to determine the age at death of unidentified skeletons, or to age live individuals who have no record / documentation of their chronological age. In order to be of the greatest ...
  • Van Heerden, W.F.P. (Willem Francois Petrus), 1958-; Swart, Theuns J.P.; Robson, Brenda A.; Engelbrecht, Susan; Van Heerden, Marlene B.; Janse van Rensburg, Estrelita; Huebner, K. (International Institute of Anticancer Research, 2001-07)
    BACKGROUND: To investigate the possible role of FHIT, a possible tumour suppressor gene, in oral carcinogenesis, we examined 17 oral squamous cell carcinomas (OSCCs) for genetic alterations. MATERIALS AND METHODS: Fresh ...
  • Bernitz, Herman; Uys, Andre (South African Dental Association, 2014-05)
    An elderly woman was brutally murdered while visiting her deceased husband's grave. At the post mortem it was noticed that her dentures were missing. It was first assumed the dentures had been lost during the violent attack. ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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, 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Nel, Sulette; Davidson, C.L.; Uys, Andre; Sykes, Leanne M.; Bernitz, Herman (South African Dental Association, 2017-11)
    Recent findings indicate that there could be continued root development after the successful surgical removal of an impacted tooth. The paper provides a brief review of normal root development, emphasizing the chain ...
  • Ambele, Melvin Anyasi; Pepper, Michael Sean; Van Heerden, M.B. (Marlene); n Heerden, W.F.P. (Willem Francois Petrus) (Wiley, 2019)
    BACKGROUND : Oral field cancerization describes a multifocal development process involving many cells at once in response to prolong exposure to carcinogens. This case demonstrated differential p16 expression in different ...
  • Bunn, Belinda K.; Van Heerden, W.F.P. (Willem Francois Petrus), 1958- (South African Dental Association, 2012-11)
    Patients with HIV/AIDS are at increased risk for the development of malignancy. Kaposi’s sarcoma, non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma and cervical carcinoma in women are regarded as AIDS-defining malignancies. The spectrum of ...
  • Boy, Sonja Catharina; Janse van Rensburg, Estrelita; Engelbrecht, Susan; Dreyer, Leonora; Van Heerden, Marlene B.; Van Heerden, W.F.P. (Willem Francois Petrus), 1958- (Blackwell, 2006-02)
    Background: High-risk human papilloma viruses (HPV) are reported to be significant independent risk factors for oral squamous cell carcinoma (OSCC). The prevalence of HPV in OSCC in a South African population sample was ...
  • Richter, Karin Louise; Janse van Rensburg, Estrelita; Van Heerden, W.F.P. (Willem Francois Petrus), 1958-; Boy, Sonja Catharina (Wiley-Blackwell, 2008)
    BACKGROUND: To evaluate the prevalence of human papilloma virus (HPV) infection and types in the oral and cervix mucosa of treatment-naïve HIV-1-positive women with CD4 counts less than 300 cells per ml with no HPV-associated ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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, K.D. (Keith); 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 ...