Browsing Research Articles (Oral Pathology and Oral Biology) by Type "Article"

Browsing Research Articles (Oral Pathology and Oral Biology) by Type "Article"

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  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Noffke, C.E.E.; Raubenheimer, E.J. (Erich); Peranovic, P. (South African Dental Association, 2019-05)
    Cemento-osseous dysplasia is the most common fibroosseous lesion affecting the jaw bones. Due to the potential risk of introducing an infection, biopsy of an asymptomatic lesion is contra-indicated and it is ...
  • Siriwardena, B.S.M.S.; Speight, Paul M.; Franklin, Christopher D.; Abdelkarim, Rasha; Khurram, Syed Ali; Hunter, K.D. (Keith) (Springer, 2021-03)
    The first detailed description of calcifying epithelial odontogenic tumor (CEOT) are ascribed to Jens Pindborg, but this tumor was described some years previously. Subsequently, CEOT was included in the 1971 WHO classification ...
  • Fourie, Jeanine; Smit, C.F. (South African Dental Association, 2011-08)
    INTRODUCTION: The open-sandwich technique was proposed to solve the problem of cervical micro-leakage of deep Class II composite restorations by making use of the self-adhesive nature of the glass-ionomers. Recent ...
  • Bernitz, Herman (FDI/World Dental Press, 2009)
    This paper deals with the challenges faced by forensic dentists in a world in which globalisation has become a reality. People travelling across the globe on a daily basis become victims of violent crime, terrorist attacks, ...
  • Fourie, Jeanine; Van Heerden, Willem Francois Petrus; McEachen, Stuart C.; Van Zyl, Andre W. (South African Dental Association, 2011-04)
    Chronic ulcerative stomatitis (CUS) is a mucocutaneous disorder which is characterised by persistent oral mucosal ulceration. The clinical appearance is often reminiscent of oral lichen planus (OLP) leading to erroneous ...
  • Ver Berne, Jonas; Raubenheimer, E.J. (Erich); Jacobs, Reinhilde; Politis, Constantinus (Termedia Publishing House, 2020-08-30)
    Since initially described, the terms “pyogenic granuloma” (PG) and “lobular capillary hemangioma” (LCH) have undergone a significant change in meaning, which leads to a confusion in the literature. In this study, we attempted ...
  • Van Zyl, Andre W.; Bunn, Belinda K. (South African Dental Association, 2012-11)
    Oral cancer (OC) is a major cause of global morbidity and mortality. Squamous cell carcinoma accounts for more than 90% of oral malignancies and occurs most frequently in middle-aged to elderly patients who smoke and drink ...
  • Buchanan, Glynn Dale; Gamieldien, Mohamed Yasin; Tredoux, Sheree; Uys, Andre; Swanepoel, Nicolaas Jacobus (Institute of Oncology Sremska Kamenica, 2019-05-17)
    For the treatment of head and neck cancers radiotherapy is frequently and successfully performed by medical specialists. However, a number of complications may occur following such therapy. Many of these complications are ...
  • Hemmer, J.; Kraft, K.; Van Heerden, Willem Francois Petrus (Spandidos Publications, 2006-01)
    Although flow cytometric DNA ploidy has turned out as a significant predictor of survival in oral squamous cell carcinoma, little is known about the underlying karyotypic structure of gross aneuploidy. We therefore analysed ...
  • Van Heerden, Willem Francois Petrus; Janse van Rensburg, Estrelita; Hemmer, J.; Raubenheimer, E.J.; Engelbrecht, Susan (International Institute of Anticancer Research, 1998-01)
    The prevalence of oral squamous cell carcinoma (OSCC) among the black community in South Africa is unacceptably high. The association between p53 protein, and PCNA overexpression and the presence of p53 gene mutations was ...