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Gomes Sheiba R - - 2013
Pyogenic granuloma is a commonly occurring inflammatory hyperplasia of the skin and oral mucosa. It is not associated with pus as its name suggests and histologically it resembles an angiomatous lesion rather than a granulomatous lesion. It is known by a variety of names such as Crocker and Hartzell's disease, ...
Sanghai Saket R - - 2013
Idiopathic juvenile osteoporosis (IJO) is a term used to describe a primary osteoporosis of unknown etiology in prepubertal children. It is rarely described in the literature and treatment modalities vary with spontaneous remission also being reported at the time of puberty. We report a 5-year-old girl with IJO who had ...
Dhillon Manu - - 2013
Leprosy (Hansen's disease) is a chronic granulomatous disease caused by Mycobacterium leprae (Hansen's bacillus). Oral manifestations occur in 20-60% of cases, usually in lepromatous leprosy, and are well documented. They may involve both the oral hard and soft tissues. Incidence of verrucous carcinoma/Ackerman's tumour developing in anogenital region and plantar ...
Tahim A S - - 2013
This review summarises the articles relating to the temporomandibular joint (TMJ) that were published in the British Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (BJOMS) between January 2011 and December 2012. In total 24 papers were published. Of these, 16 (67%) were full-length articles, which included prospective, retrospective, and laboratory-based studies ...
Woodmansey Karl - - 2013
Dental calculus is a common oral finding. The term giant calculus is used to describe unusually large deposits of dental calculus. Several extreme cases have been reported in the dental literature. The specific etiology of these cases remains uncertain. This paper reviews previously reported cases, and presents another extreme example ...
Tirali R Ebru - - 2013
Tirali RE, Yalç─▒nkaya-Erdemci Z, Çehreli SB. Oral findings and clinical implications of patients with congenital neutropenia: a literature review. Neutropenia is a granulocyte disorder characterized by a dramatically low number of neutrophils, the most important type of white blood cell. The condition results in susceptibility to severe pyogenic infections. Some ...
Veeresh M M Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Krishnadevaraya College of Dental Sciences, Bangalore, Karnataka, - - 2013
Leiomyomas are benign tumors arising from smooth muscle, most commonly seen in uterine myometrium, gastrointestinal tract, skin and lower extremities of middle-aged women. Leiomyomas are uncommon in the oral cavity with reported incidence of 0.065%, which accounts for 0.42% of all soft-tissue neoplasms in the oral cavity. Leiomyomas of head ...
Seo Bommie F - - 2013
Intravascular fasciitis is a rare, unusual variant of nodular fasciitis. It most commonly involves the head and neck, upper extremity, lower extremity, and trunk. Only 4 cases involving the oral cavity have been reported previously in the literature. Here we present an additional case with a review of the literature.
Gore Charusheela R CR Department of Pathology, Pad. Dr. D. Y. Patil Medical College, Hospital and Research centre, Dr. D. Y. Patil Vidyapeeth, Pimpri, Pune, Maharashtra, - - 2013
Myoepitheliomas are rare, benign neoplasms affecting predominantly parotid gland and to a lesser extent minor salivary glands. In this article we have reported three cases with different histomorphological patterns. Two cases are from oral cavity and one from sinonasal tract, a very rare location. We have discussed different histomorphological patterns ...
Brandt Staci - - 2013
This article reviews the published literature about the efficacy of oral and topical zinc as treatments for acne vulgaris. The medical literature was systematically reviewed to identify relevant articles. Each published study was assessed for pathophysiologic results and the quality of the clinical evidence the study provided based on Strength ...
Rozza-de-Menezes Rafaela Elvira - - 2013
Background: Oral nerve sheath myxoma (NSM) is an uncommon benign neoplasm with Schwann-cell origin, which is frequently mistaken for neurothekeoma. We report a case of NSM on the buccal mucosa in a 42-year-old woman. This case is compared with previously reported cases and a systematic review is performed. Methods and ...
Mota S P - - 2013
BACKGROUND: The effect of minimally invasive restorations on the microorganism count in the oral cavity of children with early childhood caries (ECC) has been only briefly discussed in the literature. CASE REPORT: This study presents the case of a child with ECC who was treated using a minimally invasive restorative ...
Koz Suleyman - - 2013
Isolated case reports of peritonitis due to Brucella spp. during peritoneal dialysis (PD) continue to surface in the medical literature. However, the optimal treatment regimen for these patients, in particular with regards to the fate of PD catheter, is still largely unknown. We report a case of brucella peritonitis successfully ...
Kishor Nanda - - 2013
The literature concerning the etiology, symptomatology and management of complications during root canal irrigation is reviewed. Clinical symptoms are discussed, as well as preventive and therapeutic considerations.
Oliveira Flávio de Mattos Fde - - 2013
We describe a case of white-grain eumycetoma caused by Scedosporium apiospermum in an immunocompetent host that was successfully treated with oral voriconazole, and we review the Brazilian reports on scedosporiosis.
Sabharwal Amarpreet A Department of Oral Diagnostic Sciences, Advanced Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology Program, School of Dental Medicine, University at Buffalo, 355 Squire Hall, Buffalo, NY 14214, - - 2013
Acquired tufted angioma is a rare, cutaneous and slow growing benign vascular neoplasm that usually affects pediatric populations. Only six cases of oral mucosal acquired tufted angioma have been reported in the English language literature. We present in this report the seventh case and discuss its clinical and pathological features.
Mariño Rodrigo - - 2013
We conducted a systematic review of teledentistry applications. We searched the MEDLINE/PubMed, Embase and Cochrane Library databases for relevant articles published from 1992 to 2012. The reference lists of all retrieved articles were hand-searched. Studies were included after assessing the eligibility of the full-text article. A total of 878 studies ...
Gowda Triveni M - - 2013
Treatment for Hodgkin's lymphoma (HL) has resulted in excellent survival rates but is associated with increased risks of secondary therapy-related acute myeloid leukemia (t-AML). Gingival enlargement associated with bleeding and ulceration is the most common rapidly appearing oral manifestations of leukemic involvement. An 8 months pregnant patient reported with generalized ...
Ravi Prakash S M - - 2013
Lipoid proteinosis is an uncommon autosomal recessive metabolic disorder that presents in early life with hoarseness and pox-like acneiform scars involving the skin and mucous membranes. Previous studies have attributed the prevalence of lipoid proteinosis to consanguineous parents. This paper reports a classical case of lipoid proteinosis with oral manifestations ...
Gainza-Cirauqui Maria L ML Oral Medicine Unit. Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology Unit. Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry. UFI 11/25.University of the Basque Country / - - 2013
Schwannoma or neurilemmoma is an infrequent benign tumor in the oral cavity that originates from the Schwann cells on the neural sheath of the peripheral nerves. Schwannomas are frequently located in the soft tissues of head and neck region, but only a 1 to 12% of them are located in ...
Salzman Richard R ENT Department, Olomouc University Hospital and Medical School, Palack] University, Olomouc, Czech - - 2013
To present the first case of a patient with oral bisphosphonates-associated ear canal osteonecrosis (BPECO), review previously published cases, and suggest a definition of BPECO. A 79-year-old woman with left otorrhea and earache was treated for otitis externa for 2 months. The examination revealed a deep floor of the left ...
Pastor Zlatko - - 2013
ABSTRACT Objectives To determine the relationship between the use of combined oral contraceptives (COCs) and sexual desire based on a systematic review of the literature. Methods MEDLINE Complete, Google Scholar and the Cochrane Library were searched for articles published between 1975 and 2011, reporting the effects of oral contraceptives on ...
Ran Yuping Y Department of Dermatovenerology, West China Hospital, Sichuan University, Chengdu 610041, - - 2013
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Alqahtani Dalal - - 2013
Oral leiomyomatous hamartoma (OLH) is a rare lesion seen in the oral cavity. It mainly presents on the median maxilla and tongue. In the literature in English, there are only 10 reported cases of OLH of the median maxilla. Most of the cases were found in patients of Japanese and ...
García-Meléndez Martha Elena ME Department of Dermatology, University Hospital "José Eleuterio González," Universidad Autónoma de Nuevo León (UANL), Avenida Francisco I. Madero Pte. s/n y Avenida Gonzalitos, Colonia Mitras Centro, 64460 Monterrey, NL, - - 2013
Pemphigus foliaceus (PF) is rarely described in the pediatric population with less than 40 cases reported in the literature. We report the case of an 11-year-old girl who was diagnosed with PF after 6 months of starting with symptoms and who responded well to therapy with oral dapsone. Although therapeutic ...
Boffano Paolo - - 2013
ABSTRACT: Hyaline ring granuloma is a rare oral lesion with an unclear and controversial etiology, characterized by the presence of rings of palely eosinophilic structureless material (the so-called hyaline rings) with multinucleated giant cells around and within the very same rings.Various theories have been proposed about the pathogenesis of hyaline ...
Karunakaran Anila - - 2013
Oral manifestations play an important role in the diagnosis of many systemic conditions. Dyskeratosis congenita (DC) is a rare genodermatosis which exhibits oral leukoplakia, nail dystrophy, and reticular skin pigmentations as its primary features. DC has increased risk of developing constitutional anemias and malignancies and early diagnosis enables the patient ...
Diwanji Amish - - 2013
Oral habits in form of digit/thumb sucking are common phenomenon and part of childhood behavior. They are normally associated with oral pleasure, hunger, anxiety, and sometimes psychological disturbances. Chronic practice can cause major orthopedic alterations to the skeletal structures of the oral cavity and lower face. Aversive approaches in form ...
Hoseini Mohammad - - 2013
Today orthodontic treatment is in growing demand and is not limited to a specific age or social group. The nature of orthodontic treatment is such that the orthodontic wires and appliances, which are used to apply force and move the teeth, are exposed to the oral cavity. Shaping and replacing ...
McKinstry Steven - - 2013
Presentation of two bilateral plunging ranula cases and then review of the plunging ranula literature to understand current concepts on aetiology, imaging for diagnosis and management. A literature review using PubMed (92 papers) and Google Scholar (18 papers) has revealed only 18 cases of bilateral plunging ranulas ever published and ...
Foote Christopher - - 2013
CONTRIBUTING REVIEWERS: The editors of BMC Oral Health would like to thank all the reviewers who have contributed to the journal in volume 12 (2012).
Mohanty Neeta - - 2013
Odontogenic tumors develop in the jaw bones from the odontogenic tissue-oral epithelium in tooth germ, enamel organ, dental papilla, reduced enamel epithelium, remnants of Hertwig's root sheath or dental lamina, and so forth. Hence, a bewildering variety of tumors are encountered in the maxilla and mandible. Ameloblastoma is the second ...
Nielsen Jennifer A JA Division of Research, ProPath, Dallas, TX 75247, - - 2013
Esophageal involvement by lichen planus (ELP), previously thought to be quite rare, is a disease much more common in women and frequently the initial manifestation of mucocutaneous lichen planus (LP). Considering that the symptoms of ELP do not present in a predictable manner, ELP is perhaps more under-recognized than rare. ...
Miller Iben Marie - - 2012
In contrast to adolescent acne, infantile acne (IA) is a rare condition with only a limited body of available literature. In this descriptive, retrospective study, we reviewed six cases from 2002 to 2010 treated with oral isotretinoin. The average age of onset was 6.16 months (range 0-21 mos). Consistent with the ...
Leuci S - - 2012
OBJECTIVE: To present a retrospective analysis of multicentre case series of oral syphilis and a review of relevant literature. SUBJECTS AND METHODS: A PUBMED search was carried out from 1950 to 2011. Clinical records of patients with exclusive/prevalent oral manifestations of syphilis were collected and examined in three independent hospitals. ...
Ran Yuping Y Department of Dermatovenerology, West China Hospital, Sichuan University, Chengdu 610041, - - 2012
Primary laryngeal aspergillosis is an extremely rare opportunistic infection, especially in an immunocompetent host. Here we report a case of a 23-year-old female with a history of oral sex, which may be a suspected predisposing factor in this immunocompetent patient.
Albsoul Nader M - - 2013
Oral ranula is a retention cyst that arises from the salivary gland with recurrence rate of up to 25% after complete excision of ranula and up to 2% in case of complete excision of ranula and sublingual gland. Major salivary gland aplasia is a rare finding that is usually associated ...
Kumar Pramod - - 2012
INTRODUCTION: The term myiasis is applied to the injurious action that larvae of certain Diptera cause in vertebrate animals by growing in living or dead tissue. Because of its great destructive potential, appropriate and preventive treatment is necessary. Oral myiasis is a rare pathology in humans and is associated with ...
Chepla Kyle J - - 2012
ABSTRACT: Disinfection of the face and mucosa lined surfaces of the nose and mouth using a povidone-iodine (PI) or Betadine solution is common practice among head and neck surgeons. Povidone-iodine, which is a highly effective broad-spectrum antibiotic effective against bacteria, viruses, fungi, and protozoa, decreases the risk of postoperative surgical ...
Ramos Amanda - - 2012
Study Design: Case ReportObjective: We present a case of vertebral osteomyelitis and discitis caused by Fusobacterium nucleatum in a 42-year old woman.Summary of Background Data: Infection of the vertebral bodies or disc space with this organism is rare. A review of the English literature netted 13 cases of vertebral osteomyelitis ...
Pejcic A - - 2012
Historically, wearing adornments on pierced body parts has been associated with many cultures as manifestations of religious or cultural identities. Currently, its use has a broad acceptance among young people. In the oral cavity, the most common sites for piercings are the tongue and lower lip. Pain, swelling and infection ...
Asgary Saeed - - 2012
Neurofibromatosis (NF) is a benign peripheral nerve sheath tumor. It is a neurocutaneous disorder with two defined entities: (1) Peripheral type I (NF1), described by von Recklinghausen; and (2) central type II, affecting mainly the central nervous system. NF1, the more common type, is an autosomal dominant, inherited disease, characterized ...
Karli R - - 2012
<strong> </strong> Rhinolithiasis is a rare disease and formed by mineralization in the nasal cavity. Precipitated calcareous material on intranasal foreign substances forms the rhinoliths. It is start time could have since childhood. <strong> </strong> In this article, we present eight cases of rhinolithiasis who admitted to our Clinic between ...
Naik Saraswathi Vishnu - - 2012
A pulse granuloma is nothing but a reaction of the foreign body to any vegetable which is characterized by a collection of the hyaline; a hyaline is a transparent substance that is formed from the pathological degeneration of the tissue. These granulomatous rings may be oral or extra-oral. It is ...
Bhaskar Shubha Arehalli SA Department of Paediatric Dentistry, Pacific Dental College & Hospital, Pacific University, Udaipur, Rajasthan, - - 2012
Complications arising because of untreated molar-incisor hypomineralization (MIH) have received little mention in the dental literature. However, this can be an area of concern, with severe consequences in rare cases. Hence, early recognition and prompt management of MIH is essential for long-term oral health of affected individuals. This paper describes ...
Orhan Kaan - - 2012
Vascular tumors are the most common benign tumors of the head and neck in infancy and childhood. Vascular anomalies of the head and neck were divided into 2 categories including hemangiomas and vascular malformations. Oral and maxillofacial hemangiomas and vascular malformations are congenital lesions with various clinical characteristics, manifestations, indications, ...
Benti Henok - - 2012
The case of a pregnant lady who expelled a tapeworm orally is discussed and a brief review on Taeniasis is also presented.
Achalli S - - 2012
Disorders of the palatal uvula is one of the least highlighted areas of medical literature, inspite the fact that uvula is a key organ in functions like speech, deglutition and mastication. The aim of this paper is to present a series of cases of wide range of uvular deformities ranging ...
Vorasubin Nopawan - - 2012
Actinomycosis is a rare anaerobic bacterial infection typically caused by Actinomyces israelii. Although part of normal flora in the oral cavity, and respiratory and digestive tracts, A israelii can give rise to pathologic infections most commonly reported in the oral cavity from odontogenic causes. We present a rare case of ...
Grilli Elisabetta - - 2012
CMV infection is highly prevalent in general population and its clinical picture generally ranges from asymptomatic disease to mononucleosis-like syndrome. While severe life-threatening CMV disease is well documented in certain immunocompromised risk groups, severe infection with symptomatic pneumonia in immunocompetent hosts has been rarely documented. In this paper we describe ...
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