Increased risk for radiation-related caries in cancer patients using topical honey for the prevention of oral mucositis

Jan 27, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Increased risk for radiation-related caries in cancer patients using topical honey for the prevention of oral mucositis

In their recent publication, K hanal et al. promote the topical use of honey in the oral mucosa of patients undergoing head and neck radiotherapy (HNR). We have some concerns…

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The role of concomitant mandibular fractures in disc displacement and development of TMJ ankylosis secondary to sagittal fractures of the mandibular condyle

Jan 27, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on The role of concomitant mandibular fractures in disc displacement and development of TMJ ankylosis secondary to sagittal fractures of the mandibular condyle

We have read the paper by D uan and Z hang with interest, and would like to discuss an important finding. The most interesting and important finding of this study…

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Leiomyomatous hamartoma of the midline maxillary gingival presenting as a congenital epulis: a case report with an immunohistochemical study

Jan 27, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Leiomyomatous hamartoma of the midline maxillary gingival presenting as a congenital epulis: a case report with an immunohistochemical study

Abstract An otherwise-healthy 2-year-old Japanese female presented with a polyp-like lesion on the palatal surface at the incisive papilla. The appearance of the lesion was similar to that of a…

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Pigmented villonodular synovitis of the temporomandibular joint: a case report and the literature review

Jan 27, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Pigmented villonodular synovitis of the temporomandibular joint: a case report and the literature review

Abstract Pigmented villonodular synovitis (PVNS) is an uncommon benign proliferative disorder of synovium that may involve joints, tendon sheaths, and bursae. It most often affects the knees, and less frequently…

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Replication of ancient Egyptian osteotomies of the facial skeleton: insights into the mummification process

Jan 27, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Replication of ancient Egyptian osteotomies of the facial skeleton: insights into the mummification process

Abstract A recent radiographic study of an Egyptian mummified head from the Middle Kingdom revealed methodical mutilations of the facial skeleton that were performed after death and prior to wrapping…

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Sodium iodoacetate induced osteoarthrosis model in rabbit temporomandibular joint: CT and histological study (Part I)

Jan 27, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Sodium iodoacetate induced osteoarthrosis model in rabbit temporomandibular joint: CT and histological study (Part I)

Abstract Studies to elucidate the pathophysiology of osteoarthrosis have been hampered by the lack of a rapid, reproducible animal model that mimics the histopathology and symptoms associated with the disease….

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Differences in collagen fibres in the capsule walls of parakeratinized and orthokeratinized odontogenic cysts

Jan 27, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Differences in collagen fibres in the capsule walls of parakeratinized and orthokeratinized odontogenic cysts

Abstract Epithelial–mesenchymal interactions are thought to play an important role in the pathogenesis of odontogenic lesions. Keratocystic odontogenic tumour (KCOT) is a benign cystic neoplasm with a characteristic parakeratinized epithelial…

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Performance of 18F-FDG PET/contrast-enhanced CT in the staging of squamous cell carcinoma of the oral cavity and oropharynx

Jan 27, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Performance of 18F-FDG PET/contrast-enhanced CT in the staging of squamous cell carcinoma of the oral cavity and oropharynx

Abstract The aim of this study was to assess the diagnostic value of integrated whole body positron emission tomography/contrast-enhanced CT (PET/CECT) as a one step examination in the initial staging…

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