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, Belinda K.; Hunter, K.D. (Keith); Khurram, Syed Ali; Van Heerden, Willem Francois Petrus (Elsevier, 2014-11)
    OBJECTIVE. To describe an unusual variant of oral epithelial dysplasia and to provide an appraisal of its immunohistochemical profile. STUDY DESIGN. An unusual form of epithelial dysplasia, which we have termed adenoid ...
  • 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 ...
  • Van Zyl, Andre W.; Marnewick, J.C. (Johan) (South African Dental Association, 2012-11)
    Oral cancer (OC) and oral squamous cell carcinoma (OSCC) are used interchangeably, as more than 95% of all OCs are OSCCs. Worldwide up to 275 000 new cases of OC are seen every year. Most of these cases are seen in ...
  • 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 ...
  • Uys, Andre; Bernitz, Herman; Pretorius, Samantha; Steyn, M. (Springer, 2019-11)
    Age estimation in living individuals around the age of 18 years remains a difficult challenge. In this study, the anterior inferior vertebral ring apophysis development of cervical vertebrae C2, C3, and C4 of 496 white and ...
  • 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 ...
  • Ambele, Melvin Anyasi; Van Zyl, Andre; Pepper, Michael Sean; Van Heerden, M.B. (Marlene); Van Heerden, 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 ...
  • Keough, Natalie; De Beer, Thys; Uys, Andre; Hohmann, Erik (Elsevier, 2019-12)
    BACKGROUND : The purpose of this study was to investigate the blood supply of the humeral head (HH) originating from the anterior (ACHA) and posterior circumflex humeral arteries (PCHA). METHODS : Formalin preserved ...
  • Bernitz, Herman; Stols, Gerrit Hendrikus (Elsevier, 2010-09)
    The practice of forensic odontology regularly requires the forensic dental expert to establish a degree of concordance between two objects, one or both of which have undergone minimal degrees of warping, shrinkage and ...
  • Prokosch, Jorinde; Bernitz, Zephne; Bernitz, Herman; Erni, Birgit; Altwegg, Res (Springer, 2019-03)
    Climate change appears to affect body size of animals whose optimal size in part depends on temperature. However, attribution of observed body size changes to climate change requires an understanding of the selective ...
  • Robinson, Liam; Swanepoel, Jaco; Van Heerden, Willem Francois Petrus (Elsevier, 2019-10)
    A 20-year-old female presented to the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at the Pretoria Oral and Dental Hospital (Pretoria, South Africa) complaining of foul-smelling oral odor and painful, bleeding gums for a ...
  • Tata, Emiliene B.; Ambele, Melvin Anyasi; Pepper, Michael Sean (MDPI Publishing, 2020-08-26)
    Clinical research in high-income countries is increasingly demonstrating the coste ectiveness of clinical pharmacogenetic (PGx) testing in reducing the incidence of adverse drug reactions and improving overall patient ...
  • Robinson, Liam; Fonseca, Felipe Paiva; Van Heerden, Willem Francois Petrus (Wiley, 2021-07)
    Immunosuppressed patients may be affected by a wide range of lymphoproliferative disorders (LPDs) ranging from self-limiting disorders to malignant lymphoid proliferations. These LPDs may be associated with systemic immune ...
  • Feller, Gal; Khammissa, Razia Abdool Gafaar; Nemutandani, M.S.; Feller, Liviu (BioMed Central, 2021-08-26)
    Approximately 50% of subjects with cancer have been treated with ionizing radiation (IR) either as a curative, adjuvant, neoadjuvant or as a palliative agent, at some point during the clinical course of their disease. IR ...
  • Van Heerden, Willem Francois Petrus; Van Zyl, Andre W. (South African Academy of Family Practice/Primary Care, 2011-01)
    Burning mouth syndrome (BMS) is a chronic condition characterised by a burning sensation of the tongue and other sites, usually without associated clinical or laboratory findings. These patients, mainly postmenopausal ...
  • Nel, Chane; Robinson, Liam; Oliveira Correa Roza, Ana Luiza; Vargas, Pablo Agustin; Nortje, Christoffel Johannes; Van Heerden, Willem Francois Petrus (British Institute of Radiology, 2021-02)
    OBJECTIVE : Calcifying odontogenic cysts (COCs) exhibit diverse clinical behaviours and may be associated with other benign odontogenic tumours. In this study, the clinical and radiological features of COCs were analysed ...
  • Wolmarans, Elize; Boy, S.C. (Sonja); Nel, Sulette; Mercier, Anne Elisabeth; Pepper, Michael Sean (Springer, 2017-11)
    The recurrence and/or lack of response of certain tumors to radio- and chemotherapy has been attributed to a small subpopulation of cells termed cancer stem cells (CSCs). CSCs have been identified in many tumors (including ...
  • Blignaut, Elaine (South African Dental Association, 2017-09)
    Candida albicans remains an infection of the very old, the very young and the medically compromised patient. It not only affects the oral cavity but C. albicans biofilms form on most prosthetic devices and indwelling ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...