Browsing Research Articles (Oral Pathology and Oral Biology) by UP Author "Van Heerden, W.F.P. (Willem Francois Petrus)"

Browsing Research Articles (Oral Pathology and Oral Biology) by UP Author "Van Heerden, W.F.P. (Willem Francois Petrus)"

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  • Ambele, Melvin Anyasi; Van Zyl, Andre; Pepper, Michael Sean; Van Heerden, M.B. (Marlene); Van Heerden, W.F.P. (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 ...
  • Robinson, Liam; Swanepoel, Jaco; Van Heerden, W.F.P. (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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • De Caceres, Cinthia Veronica Bardalez Lopez; Vargas, Pablo Agustin; Sanchez-Romero, Celeste; Bunn, Belinda K.; Van Heerden, W.F.P. (Willem Francois Petrus); Fonseca, Felipe Paiva (Fundação Odontológica de Ribeirão Preto, 2019)
    The aim of this study was to determine if the distribution of Langerhans cells (LC) and interstitial dendritic cells (IDC) is altered in AIDS-associated oral Kaposi’s sarcoma when compared to HIV-negative highly vascular ...
  • 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 ...
  • Ambele, Melvin Anyasi; Pepper, Michael Sean; Van Heerden, M.B. (Marlene); Van Heerden, W.F.P. (Willem Francois Petrus) (Wiley, 2019-05)
    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 ...
  • 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; Macedo, Carolina Carneiro Soares; Dos Santos Costa, Sara Ferreira; Leme, Adriana Franco Paes; Rodrigues, Romênia Ramos; Pontes, Helder Antonio Rebelo; Altemani, Albina; Van Heerden, W.F.P. (Willem Francois Petrus); Martins, Manoela Domingues; De Almeida, Oslei Paes; Santos-Silva, Alan Roger; Lopes, Marcio Ajudarte; Vargas, Pablo Agustin (Elsevier, 2019-12)
    OBJECTIVE : The aim of this study was to determine the proteome of adenoid cystic carcinoma (AdCC) and polymorphous adenocarcinoma (PAc) and to identify a protein signature useful in distinguishing these two neoplasms. STUDY ...
  • 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 ...
  • Ambele, Melvin Anyasi; Pepper, Michael Sean; Van Heerden, M.B. (Marlene); Van Heerden, W.F.P. (Willem Francois Petrus) (Wiley Open Access, 2019-06)
    BACKGROUND : The occurrence of oral tongue squamous cell carcinoma (TSCC) in nonsmoking young adults, especially females, has increased. Yet, there is no clear evidence to support the existence of any single determinant. ...
  • Bunn, Belinda K.; Marnewick, J.C. (Johan); Van Zyl, Andre W.; Van Heerden, W.F.P. (Willem Francois Petrus) (South African Dental Association, 2014-05)
    A 35-year-old male patient presented to the Oral Medicine Clinic complaining of painful oral ulcers of six weeks duration. The patient was a non-smoker and did not report any additional medical history of clinical significance.
  • Bunn, B.K. (Belinda Kathleen); 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Raubenheimer, E.J. (Erich); Noffke, C.E.E.; Lemmer, L.B.; Slavik, T.; Van Heerden, W.F.P. (Willem Francois Petrus); Miniggio, H.D. (Medpharm Publications, 2019-03)
    BACKGROUND: Conditions associated with catabolism of bone are common and progress sub-clinically with devastating skeletal consequences. Over the past two decades, bisphosphonates have become increasingly popular for the ...
  • Raubenheimer, E.J. (Erich); Miniggio, H.D.; Lemmer, L.B.; Slavik, T.; Van Heerden, W.F.P. (Willem Francois Petrus) untranslated (South African Orthopaedic Association, 2018-03)
    INTRODUCTION : Biochemical characterisation of the autocrine, paracrine and endocrine mediators of bone remodelling provides a scientific basis for the development of pharmaceuticals and autoantibodies which could induce ...