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Maxillo-Facial and Oral Surgery : Recent submissions

  • Potgieter, Nicoline; Robinson, L.; Middleton, I. (South African Dental Association, 2018-10)
    Odontogenic lesions in the opercula may result in delayed eruption of primary molars. CASE REPORTS This case presents a rare occurrence of delayed eruption of four primary molars causing interference with normal function. ...
  • Buchanan, Glynn Dale; Warren, Nichola; Gamieldien, Mohamed Y. (South African Dental Association, 2018-08)
    INTRODUCTION : The risk of cross-contamination validates the need to assess how adequately dental instruments can be cleaned and sterilised. AIMS AND OBJECTIVES : This study aimed to evaluate residual debris contamination ...
  • Ferretti, Carlo; Reyneke, Johan; Heliotis, Manolis; Ripamonti, Ugo (Elsevier, 2018-06)
    The reconstruction of mandibular defects using particulate grafts is a proven technique that restores the osseous anatomy effectively. Secondary osseous reconstruction can be accomplished with endoscopic assistance and ...
  • Pillay, Lingeswara; Mabongo, Mzubanzi; Buch, Brian (South African Dental Association, 2018-06)
    AIM : To determine the prevalence, aetiological factors and demographic data of patients presenting with injuries sustained from maxillofacial trauma over a six month period at Zithulele Hospital. MATERIALS AND METHODS ...
  • Desai, Jameel (Medknow, 2018-01)
    INTRODUCTION : A retrospective analysis was done on patients who had undergone unilateral temporomandibular joint reconstruction using alloplastic temporomandibular prostheses. AIM : The study wished to highlight patient ...
  • Abbas, Mujahid; Leyew, Bahru Tsegaye; Khan, Safeer Hussain (University of Nis, Serbia, Faculty of Sciences and Mathematics, 2017)
    In this paper, the concept of a new-generalized quasi metric space is introduced. A number of well-known quasi metric spaces are retrieved from -generalized quasi metric space. Some general fixed point theorems in ...
  • Roode, G.J. (Gieljam); Butow, Kurt-Wilhelm; Naidoo, Sharan (Elsevier, 2017-02)
    To identify the pathogenic micro-organisms that had colonised preoperatively in clefts in the soft palate and oro-nasopharynx, we retrospectively studied the preoperative microbiological profiles of 200 infants who had had ...
  • Fernandes, N.A. (Nelson Alexander); Van den Heever, Jacobus; Hoek, Kobus; Booysen, Gerrie (Elsevier, 2016-12-01)
    Myoepithelial carcinomas are rare malignant tumors arising from salivary glands. They most commonly involve the parotid and minor salivary glands but may also occur in the submandibular glands. These tumors can become ...
  • Kotze, Marthinus J. (Thinus); Butow, Kurt-Wilhelm; Olorunju, Steve A.; Kotze, Harry F. (AOSIS OpenJournals, 2016-09-06)
    There is a lack of information in comparing the healing rate between the left and right sides of the maxilla and mandible. Osteogenesis of alveolar bone was evaluated with digital radiology by comparing differences in ...
  • Du Toit-Prinsloo, Lorraine; Dippenaar, J.M. (Tinus); Honey, E.M. (Taylor and Francis, 2015-04)
    Williams syndrome is a neurodevelopmental disorder characterized by distinctive personality traits, facial features (so called “elfin face”) and cardiac abnormalities, of which supravalvular aortic stenosis is the most ...
  • Mabongo, M.; Machaka, M.; Buch, Brian (South African Dental Association, 2015-08)
    Pseudo-ankylosis of the temporo-mandibular joint (TMJ) refers to a persistent restricted mandibular hypomobility resulting from a pathologic condition outside the TMJ. Ankyloses may be acquired or congenital. Most ...
  • Naidoo, Sharan; Butow, Kurt-Wilhelm (Medknow Publications, 2015-01)
    To discuss the embryological basis, sequela and management of intraoral synechia, and to report on the incidence of this condition at a facial cleft deformity clinic (FCDC), with specific attention to two rare cases of ...
  • Naidoo, Sharan; Roode, G.J. (Gieljam); Butow, Kurt-Wilhelm (Medknow Publications, 2014-07)
    Facial pain is a complex disorder to diagnose and to manage. Problems in the craniofacial area may present with conflicting and blurred symptomatology that may result in an obscured clinical picture where a single ...
  • Naidoo, Sharan; Butow, Kurt-Wilhelm (Elsevier, 2015-04)
    We report an oblique lip-alveolar band, a rare banding of soft tissue that involves the lip and alveolus, which we have found in five patientswith cleft lip and palate (0.2%), compared with an incidence of the Simonartz ...
  • Naidoo, Shan; Dippenaar, J.M. (Tinus) (Allergy Society of South Africa, 2015-03)
    Although allergic reactions during anaesthesia are rare, it may have potentially life threatening consequences when anaphylaxis develops. Should a patient have a possible reaction under anaesthesia, it is important ...
  • Dippenaar, J.M. (Tinus) (MedPharm Publications, 2015)
    The use of herbal and alternative therapies is increasing all over the developed as well as the developing world. As pharmacological data on drug interactions involving herbal therapies becomes available, it is important ...
  • Kotze, Marthinus J. (Thinus); Butow, Kurt-Wilhelm; Olorunju, Steve A.S.; Kotze, Harry F. (BioMed Central, 2014-11)
    INTRODUCTION : Insufficient information exists on comparing radiological differences in bone density of the regeneration rate in the alveolar bone of the maxilla and mandible following the creation of similar defects in ...
  • Jayaratne, Yasas Shri Nalaka; Zwahlen, Roger Arthur; Htun, Su Yin; Butow, Kurt-Wilhelm (BMJ Case Reports, 2014-08)
    Nasal continuous positive airway pressure (nCPAP) in premature babies may rarely lead to necrosis of the columella. Subsequent functional and cosmetic impairments require surgical corrections to restore nasal anatomy and ...
  • Butow, Kurt-Wilhelm; Engelbrecht, H.; Naidoo, Shan (Elsevier, 2014-06)
    The reconstructions of the asymmetrical soft palate cleft is a surgical challenge when it comes to achieving symmetry and optimal soft palate muscular function. Three different versions of the ...
  • Roode, G.J. (Gieljam); Butow, Kurt-Wilhelm (South African Dental Association, 2014-03)
    Undiagnosed Pterygoid Hamulus syndrome can cause long-term suffering. We herewith report on a case with a 30-year history of discomfort and pain without being correctly diagnosed.