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 etiological factor may seem unlikely. This is
a report of a case of chronic palatal pain in a patient
who was previously surgically managed for a cleft soft
palate and partial cleft hard palate.
Swiegers, Dorethea(University of Pretoria, 2010-08-05)
Currently a need exists in South Africa for an age-, linguistically- and culturally appropriate perceptual speech assessment protocol for Zulu-speaking pre-school children with cleft palate. The aim of this study was to ...
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 ...
Bruneel, Laura; Van Lierde, K.M. (Kristiane); Bettens, Kim; Corthals, Paul; Van Poel, Esther; De Groote, Evelien; Keppler Hannah(Elsevier, 2017-07)
BACKGROUND : Disease-specific health-related quality of life (HRQOL) questionnaires provide the clinician with important information regarding the impact of the disease on functioning and well-being. For patients with ...