A case of multiple rootless teeth: A case report and review
This article reports a rare case of Type I dentin dysplasia in a 26-year-old male patient, and focus on clinical, radiological, ground section and histopathological aspects. It emphasizes the significance of early diagnosis and intervention for the psychological well-being of the individual. (Source: Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology)
Source: Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology - January 11, 2022 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Sivakumar Gopalakrishnan Nandakumar Balasubramaniam Raghini Ramamoorthi Rajarajeswari Vedachalam Source Type: research

Oral amyloidosis: A case report and diagnostic algorithm
Conclusion: The suspicion of Amyloidosis should always be kept in mind whenever a solitary enlargement of the tongue is noticed. Close follow-up and an entire panel of investigations is mandatory, both to manage recurrences and to monitor the possible advancement of the disease into a full blown systemic form. (Source: Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology)
Source: Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology - January 11, 2022 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Sudip Indu Indranil Deb Roy Rohit Tewari Suman Pramanik Source Type: research

Immunohistochemistry: An indispensable aid in diagnosis and management of infantile myofibroblastoma
This article describes a case of this rare lesion presenting as a solitary lesion in the left body of the mandible in a 7-month-old boy baby. The diagnostic and therapeutic challenges have been discussed. (Source: Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology)
Source: Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology - January 11, 2022 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Usha Hegde Sreeshyla Huchanahalli Sheshanna Vidya Gowdappa Doddawad Priyanka Nitin Source Type: research

Granular cell ameloblastoma - A rare entity with recurrence after 48 years
KR Anila, Bipin T Varghese, Sherin S Mathew, CA RakeshJournal of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology 2021 25(3):558-558 A 64-year-old female with complaints of swelling right preauricular region was referred to our tertiary cancer center with fine-needle aspiration cytology (FNAC) report of mucoepidermoid carcinoma and radiological differential of malignant salivary gland neoplasm and sarcoma. On examination, there was a mass over her right parotid region Clinical diagnosis was malignant salivary gland neoplasm. Slide review of FNAC was inconclusive. Biopsy was done. Histopathology showed neoplasm comprising of nests of cell...
Source: Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology - January 11, 2022 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: KR Anila Bipin T Varghese Sherin S Mathew CA Rakesh Source Type: research

Keratinizing pleomorphic adenoma: A rare variant in an unusual location
S Leena Sankari, Prakash Dhanavelu, P Sangeetha Priya, Sudha JimsonJournal of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology 2021 25(3):557-557 Pleomorphic adenoma is the most common benign salivary gland tumour characterized by great histologic diversity. The presence of extensive squamous metaplasia and numerous keratin pearls is mostly uncommon in the microscopic study and can signify a potential pitfall in the histopathological diagnosis Pleomorphic adenoma can show the presence of squamous metaplasia with keratin pearls as a rare finding and is encountered most often in the parotid gland (84%) and 6% in the minor salivary ...
Source: Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology - January 11, 2022 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: S Leena Sankari Prakash Dhanavelu P Sangeetha Priya Sudha Jimson Source Type: research

Herpes zoster of orofacial region
Tanvi R Dosi, Ashmita Kaur Chawla, Gauri Barkalle, Tushar PhulambrikarJournal of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology 2021 25(3):557-557 Herpes zoster (HZ) is a viral disease which is primarily caused by the nerve tissue, but its treatment necessitates a multidisciplinary approach. Varicella zoster virus (VZV) is a DNA virus that causes both primary and recurrent infection. HZ, also known as shingles, is a unique condition induced by VZV reactivation. Neuropathic pain, headache, malaise and sleep disruption are all prodromal symptoms in such cases. HZ generates a pruritic, localized and vesicular rash that is usually unilater...
Source: Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology - January 11, 2022 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Tanvi R Dosi Ashmita Kaur Chawla Gauri Barkalle Tushar Phulambrikar Source Type: research

Palatal rugoscopy as an adjunct for sex determination in forensic odontology (Sri Ganganagar population): A cross-sectional study of 100 subjects
Conclusion: Palatal rugae patterns act as individualistic, and are unique patterns, and are helpful in determining the human gender. Further, more studies are required on palatal rugae patterns used in forensics on large population scale. (Source: Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology)
Source: Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology - January 11, 2022 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Vineet Gupta Amanpreet Kaur Source Type: research

Reliability of palatal rugae patterns in individual identification
Conclusion: Palatal rugae pattern can be used in establishing identity in forensic medicine provided antemortem data are available. Orthodontic treatment has an impact on stability of palatal rugae. Most reliable and stable points being third rugae, they could be used as reference points to evaluate tooth movements (Source: Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology)
Source: Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology - January 11, 2022 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: T Smitha Vina Vaswani V Deepak HS Sheethal KN Hema Vijay Kumar Jain Source Type: research

Inter-observer agreement in the radiographic interpretation of Demirjian & #39;s developmental stages in the mandibular second and third molars & #8211; A comparative study
Conclusions: In conclusion, proper training in the radiographic interpretation of developmental stages may minimize the errors during the age estimation methods. (Source: Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology)
Source: Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology - January 11, 2022 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Jayasankar P Pillai Debesh Nilendu Namitha Thomas Sugandha Nagpal Lakshmi Sai Sneha Nedunari Source Type: research

Association of bedtime with recurrent aphthous stomatitis: A cross-sectional study among health.care professional students
Conclusion: The study indicates that late bedtime is an independent risk factor for RAS and thus clinicians should focus on recommending a healthy lifestyle with adequate sleep to patients with RAS. This would benefit patients with RAS, especially health-care professional students, and could probably contribute to long-term remission in RAS. (Source: Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology)
Source: Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology - January 11, 2022 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Mamata Kamat Uma Datar Umesh Wadgave VK Varsha Source Type: research

Knowledge and attitude of dental students toward hepatitis B virus and its vaccination & #8211; A cross-sectional study
Conclusions: Despite the availability and accessibility of a cost-effective hepatitis B vaccine, the vaccination coverage among dental students was low. Health education needs to be improved for all health care students especially for dental students. (Source: Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology)
Source: Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology - January 11, 2022 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Kotti Ajay Benarji Akkaloori Anitha Babburi Suresh V Aparna A Praveena Laxmi Aparna Penumatsa Source Type: research

Study of expression of endoglin (CD105) in oral squamous cell carcinoma
Conclusion: This study shows that presence of endoglin determines the metastatic potential of the tumor and its prognosis, thus, could be considered as a potential target of therapy. (Source: Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology)
Source: Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology - January 11, 2022 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Niva Mahapatra Krishna Devi Uma Rao Kannan Ranganathan Elizabeth Joshua Rooban Thavarajah Source Type: research

Identification of candida albicans and nonalbicans candida resistant species in tobacco users and oral squamous cell carcinoma patients: Comparison of HiCrome agar and automated VITEK 2 system
Conclusion: The results suggested that there is shift toward NAC species, with higher species diversity in OSCC patients followed by gutka, betel quid/pan masala with or without tobacco users. Conventional agar media culture methods of species identification should be used in conjunction with automated Vitek 2 method for better control of candida-associated oral cancer. (Source: Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology)
Source: Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology - January 11, 2022 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Ankit Saxena Ravleen Nagi T Sandeep Deepa Jatti Patil Ruchika Choudhary Aninditya Kaur Source Type: research

Quantification of mast cells in nonreactive and reactive lesions of gingiva: A comparative study using toluidine blue and immunohistochemical marker mast cell tryptase
Conclusion: IHC marker MCT is a specific marker compared to TB. The position of MCs changed from juxtaepithelial in GH to deeper connective tissue in PG which was in correlation with the proliferating tissue that is epithelium in GH and blood vessel in PG. (Source: Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology)
Source: Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology - January 11, 2022 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Amisha Jain Shradha Jaiswal Ashok Vikey Bhupesh Bagulkar Atul Bhat Anjali Shujalpurkar Source Type: research

Histopathologic evaluation of oral lichen planus and oral lichenoid reaction: A comparative analysis based on basement membrane thickness and the distribution of mast cells
Conclusion: OLP and oral lichenoid reactions are two different entities showing similar clinical and microscopic presentation. The histochemical analysis of basement membrane and mast cells in these lesions might provide a more authentic method for differentiating these two lesions and might be of utmost value in deciding the treatment options. (Source: Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology)
Source: Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology - January 11, 2022 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Thara Aravind Mahija Janardhanan Rakesh Suresh Vindhya Savithri Mridula Mohan Source Type: research

Velscope guided oral cancer screening: A ray of hope in early oral cancer diagnosis
Conclusions: The findings of our study indicate that although AFV cannot be a substitute for COE, it can be used as a potential complementary diagnostic aid in surveillance of the high-risk patient population. (Source: Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology)
Source: Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology - January 11, 2022 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Nupura Aniket Vibhute Sunil Vitthalrao Jagtap Sujata Vijaysinh Patil Source Type: research

Assessment of podoplanin lymphatic vessel density in oral epithelial dysplasia
Conclusions: Increase in PDPN LVD in OED represents a promising tool for more wide spread studies of tumor lymphangiogenesis and its role in progression of dysplastic lesion to human cancer. (Source: Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology)
Source: Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology - January 11, 2022 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Snehal Dilip Lunawat Nilima Prakash GL Pradeep Smita Jembu Chaware Nayana Rajendra Chaudhari Vaibhavi Parikshit Salunkhe Source Type: research

Role of forensic odontology and anthropology in the identification of human remains
Jijin Mekkadath Jayakrishnan, Jagat Reddy, RB Vinod KumarJournal of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology 2021 25(3):543-547 Forensic odontology and anthropology play an important role in the identification of humans/victims in mass disasters (accidents and earthquakes) and criminal cases (homicide, rape and suicide) even if less available human remains or samples. Forensic also helps in the identification of age, sex, stature estimation and race identification using photographs, bite marks, lip prints, palatal rugae, radiographs and dental DNA identification if antemortem records are available. Here, we review the available m...
Source: Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology - January 11, 2022 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Jijin Mekkadath Jayakrishnan Jagat Reddy RB Vinod Kumar Source Type: research

Cephalic index, facial index and dental parameters: A correlative study to evaluate their significance in facial reconstruction
Conclusion: The results of the study suggest that the facial index and cranial index of a particular population can be evaluated from interdental measurements of the maxillary cast, especially the intercanine width. (Source: Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology)
Source: Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology - January 11, 2022 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Nitin V Muralidhar Abhishek Ranjan JS Jayashankar Rao HS Sreeshyla Priyanka Nitin Source Type: research

Basaloid squamous cell carcinoma
We report a case of BSCC in a 48-year-old female patient, involving the lateral border of the tongue with an exhaustive picture of its histological and immunohistochemical appearance. (Source: Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology)
Source: Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology - January 11, 2022 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: V Jai Santhosh Manikandan P Sai Krishna LS Makesh Raj Prasanna Sekhar Source Type: research

Maxillary brown tumor due to secondary hyperparathyroidism in a Hemodialysis patient: A case report and literature review
We report here a case of BT in 37-year-old female hemodialysis patient with SHPT. (Source: Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology)
Source: Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology - January 11, 2022 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: R Aravindhan KT Magesh N Vivek C Saravanan Source Type: research

Melanin and odontogenic cysts: An ambiguous yet imperative relation
Priyanka Nitin, HS Sreeshyla, GD Vidya, BR PremalathaJournal of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology 2021 25(3):523-526 Pigmentation in the head-and-neck lesions is an uncommon feature. The presence of it is fascinating, but its relevance is unknown. Various odontogenic and nonodontogenic lesions show the presence of melanin pigment. Although the presence of melanin is normal in the epithelium and connective tissue, the role of melanin pigmentation in odontogenic cysts is unclear. Apart from maintaining the skin balance, varying other functions of melanin is being researched. However, not much study has been done regarding it...
Source: Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology - January 11, 2022 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Priyanka Nitin HS Sreeshyla GD Vidya BR Premalatha Source Type: research

Polymorphous adenocarcinoma: A case report along with its characteristics and diagnostic challenges
Manveen Kaur Jawanda, Ravi Narula, Sonia Gupta, Priya GuptaJournal of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology 2021 25(3):517-522 Polymorphous adenocarcinoma (PAC) is an uncommon tumor that affects minor salivary glands mainly. It presents as an indolent malignancy that frequently manifests as an asymptomatic, slow-growing mass within the oral cavity, especially palate and its clinical behavior resembles that of benign neoplasm, often causing delay in the diagnosis. Here, we report a rare case of PAC of palate in a 49-year-old female patient along with a concise review of characteristics of PAC and highlight diagnostic challenges...
Source: Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology - January 11, 2022 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Manveen Kaur Jawanda Ravi Narula Sonia Gupta Priya Gupta Source Type: research

Tooth eruption clock: A novel learning aid
Manoj Prabhakar, B SivapathasundharamJournal of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology 2021 25(3):515-516 Chronology of tooth eruption is the most preliminary and crucial topic which is covered in the undergraduate syllabus of the dental curriculum. Eruption of permanent and primary teeth follows a particular time sequence. Both maxillary and mandibular arch has similar number of teeth, beginning from central incisors to molars. The pattern of eruption differs slightly between maxillary and mandibular arch. Remembering the years or months in a numerical manner is the usual way by which a student learns the eruption chronology. ...
Source: Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology - January 11, 2022 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Manoj Prabhakar B Sivapathasundharam Source Type: research

Twitter for microblogging in oral health care, research, and academics: Road map and future directions
This article explores the role of this short, effective messaging platform in oral health care, teaching, research and learning. The concepts of “tweeting the meeting” and aggregation of conversations via “hashtags” is advocated for academic conferences, which will extend the conference reach to give the users better access to the instructors and enhance the related outcomes. Tweeting and retweeting the required research content may increase the academic footprint of the conducted research and researchers. In addition, it has served an immense role in the current COVID-19 pandemic by the regular cir...
Source: Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology - January 11, 2022 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Aman Chowdhry Priyanka Kapoor Source Type: research

Universal pro forma for the oral potentially malignant disorders: Need of the hour
Rajiv S DesaiJournal of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology 2021 25(3):509-510 (Source: Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology)
Source: Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology - January 11, 2022 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Rajiv S Desai Source Type: research

Efficacy of herbal alternatives in maintaining oral health in cancer patients: A systematic review
Nadeem Jeddy, Nirmal Famila Bettie, R Saravanan, LJ Sai LakshmiJournal of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology 2021 25(3):503-508 Herbal rinses possess different medicinal properties. Numerous studies have reported the usefulness of various herbal oral rinses. Few studies claimed that herbal rinses are superior to synthetic mouth rinses for certain purposes, but there appears to be a lack of sound scientific evidence to prove the efficacy of herbal rinses in controlling oral plaque in cancer patients. This review analyses the various clinical studies on herbal rinses and aims to find the safety and efficacy of red ginseng mou...
Source: Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology - January 11, 2022 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Nadeem Jeddy Nirmal Famila Bettie R Saravanan LJ Sai Lakshmi Source Type: research

Validation of demirjian & #39;s 8-teeth method of age estimation in the population of Bengaluru
Conclusion: Demirjian's Indian formula is relaible in the population of Bengaluru (Source: Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology)
Source: Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology - January 11, 2022 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Boraiah Shivakumar Arunakshi Niveditha Shivaprasad Manjuprasad Source Type: research

Immunohistochemical evaluation of myofibroblasts in oral epithelial dysplasia and oral squamous cell carcinoma
Conclusion: The presence of myofibroblasts in the stroma of OSCC and their absence in normal oral mucosa and epithelial dysplasia reveals that these cells may play a role in cancer cell invasion and progression so the treatment strategies targeting the myofibroblasts and their by products may be beneficial in OSCC patients. (Source: Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology)
Source: Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology - January 11, 2022 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Soujanya Pinisetti Durgaprasad Tadi Ravikanth Manyam Ramya Alla Source Type: research

Mucoepidermoid carcinoma: A retrospective clinicopathologic study of 25 cases
Conclusion: Comparing the present data with previous studies on MEC, one may infer that some demographic characteristics and the predominance vary in different geographic regions. Analysis of the distribution and particular features of MEC in a specific population helps in establishment of appropriate treatment. (Source: Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology)
Source: Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology - January 11, 2022 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Prabhakar A Jeergal Nasim Abdul Karim Namazi Shashi Patil Anagha Kochar Rohan Sohoni Smita B Bussari Source Type: research

Questionnaire-based survey regarding the opinion of general pathologists on the need for oral pathology services
Conclusion: Although the utilization of OMFP specialists' services in the state is quite low, general pathologists strongly feel the need for OMFP training as head and neck specimens form a considerable proportion of biopsies received by them. (Source: Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology)
Source: Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology - January 11, 2022 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Varsha Salian Srikant Natarajan Source Type: research

Demographic study of 366 cases of oral leukoplakia and immunohistochemical analysis & #8211; An institutional study
Conclusion: The study of different biomarkers such as cytoplasmic, membranous and nuclear in OL will help in better understanding and application of a reliable marker for diagnostic and prognostic purpose. (Source: Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology)
Source: Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology - January 11, 2022 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Manisha Sardar Ahire Zaneta Ivy D ' Souza Tabita Joy Chettiankandy Saurabh R Nagar Anuradha Sinha Jagdish V Tupkari Source Type: research

A study on oral mucosal changes among tobacco users
Conclusion: OSCC, OSMF and chewer's mucositis were seen more among A and C Group individuals. Smoker's palate was more in Group B. All the lesions showed a strong correlation with increased usage of tobacco. Lesions were more among males compared to females as there were no females with smoking habits in the study. A future study with larger sample size and equal gender distribution in different population among various locations is to be carried out to get accurate details about the lesions associated with tobacco habits and to correlate between the types, frequency and duration of the habit with the tobacco usage...
Source: Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology - January 11, 2022 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Jeyaseelan Ramasamy B Sivapathasundharam Source Type: research

Tooth decalcification using different decalcifying agents & #8211; A comparative study
Conclusion: Five percent trichloroacetic acid was showing the most efficient result as it balances both tissue integrity and time factor suggesting that it can be used as a stable decalcifying agent for routine histopathological diagnosis. (Source: Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology)
Source: Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology - January 11, 2022 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Amberpreet Kaur Khangura Shally Gupta Anubha Gulati Simranjit Singh Source Type: research

Saliva as an alternative non-invasive biomarker for the estimation of uric acid levels during pregnancy: A longitudinal study
Conclusion: Salivary estimation, being a noninvasive procedure, is easily accepted by the patients and carries minimal risk of exposure to the blood-borne pathogens compared to serum estimation. Our findings warrant the use of saliva instead of blood for UA estimation. (Source: Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology)
Source: Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology - January 11, 2022 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Pramod Gujjar Deepashree Gunjiganur Shankarappa Madhushankari Doddabasavaiah Basavapur Nandini Nagur Karibasappa Priya Ramakrishna Ashwini Ramappa Shruthy Source Type: research

Analysis of antimicrobial activity of Karnataka propolis against oral pathogens & #8211; An in vitro study
Conclusion: Propolis procured from different locations of Karnataka can be used as an antimicrobial agent with varying concentrations. However, when propolis is procured for therapeutic purpose, then it needs to be tested for its chemical composition before being utilized. (Source: Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology)
Source: Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology - January 11, 2022 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Sowmya Srinivas Anil Kumar Gujjari Mruthunjaya Kenganora Sushma Rudraswamy MB Ravi S Manjula Source Type: research

Effect of 2 h of room temperature storage on salivary glucose concentration
Conclusion: Salivary glucose can reliably estimate on centrifuged samples following 2 h of room temperature storage. (Source: Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology)
Source: Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology - January 11, 2022 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: G Vasupradha K Sankar Ramya Rajendran K Nitya Vikneshan Murugaboopathy B Pallavan Source Type: research

Salivary alpha-amylase & #8211;biomarker for monitoring type II diabetes
Conclusion: Our study confirms the considerable increase in salivary amylase levels in diabetes patients as compared to healthy individuals. Studies with a larger sample size comprising prediabetics, type I diabetics and type II diabetics in all age groups are required to validate these results. Further, if our results are established, salivary amylase can be used as biomarker for the diagnosis of diabetes and also monitoring it. (Source: Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology)
Source: Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology - January 11, 2022 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Vandana S Shah Dishant Pareikh Bhari S Manjunatha Source Type: research

The role of salivary lactate levels in assessing the severity of septic shock
Conclusions: To our knowledge, this is the first study to compare lactic acid levels in serum and saliva in cases of sepsis. The increase in serum lactate in patients with sepsis is evident when compared to increase in salivary lactate, so serum lactate level would be easier for physicians to differentiate septic patients from non-septic patients. Salivary lactate may not serve as better indicator in septic shock patients. (Source: Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology)
Source: Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology - January 11, 2022 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: DK Shruthi Shivakumar M Channabasappa KM Mithun BS Suresh Anand S Tegginamani T Smitha Source Type: research

Role of programmed cell death 4 in myofibroblast differentiation in oral submucous fibrosis
Conclusion: This study demonstrated a putative role for PDCD4 in oral fibrosis consistent with its role in other tissues. The lack of PDCD4 expression with increasing myofibroblast expression in OSMF suggests that targeting its dysregulation may be an attractive translational therapeutic target. (Source: Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology)
Source: Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology - January 11, 2022 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Karishma Madhusudan Desai Alka Dinesh Kale Punnya V Angadi Uma V Datar Chetan Belaldavar Praveen R Arany Source Type: research

& #8220;Neuroectodermal influence of CD 99 immunoexpression correlates with the clinical behavior of odontogenic cysts and tumors & #8221;
Conclusions: The results point toward the role of CD99 in the pathogenesis and aggressive behavior of such odontogenic lesions and it can be used as a promising therapeutic target. (Source: Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology)
Source: Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology - January 11, 2022 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Harshi Mishra Nikita Gulati Anshi Jain Saurabh Juneja Devi Charan Shetty Source Type: research

Expression of human chorionic gonadotropin- & #946; in tissue specimens, saliva and urine of oral squamous cell carcinoma patients
Conclusion: Immunohistochemical expression, salivary and urine levels of hCG-β could serve as an independent prognostic indicator in OSCC patients. (Source: Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology)
Source: Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology - January 11, 2022 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: D Sireesha Bernard Ajay Reginald Basireddy Siva Reddy Meda Samatha Source Type: research

Effect of trans retinoic acid on patients with oral submucous fibrosis-randomized single-blind monocentric study
In this study, a total number of 30 patients with OSMF were taken and randomly divided into two groups with 15 patients each according to Khanna and Andrade group of classification 1995. Group 1 (test group) received the test drug Tretiome 20 mg, whereas Group 2 (control group) received an antioxidant lycopene 20 mg/day for a period of 1 month and the effect of the therapy with the changes in the symptoms was recorded every 1 week, 15 days and 30 days of follow-up. The result of this study showed an improvement in the mouth opening of the patients of test Group with a significant decrease in the burning sensation as compar...
Source: Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology - January 11, 2022 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Amit Gupta Sanjeev Kumar Pallavi Srivastava Vidhi C Rathi Susmita Saxena Anju Aggarwal Source Type: research

Post coronavirus disease mucormycosis involving the mandible: A case report with brief note on literature
Lokesh Bhanumurthy, P Sai Krishna, Prasanna Sekhar, LS Makesh RajJournal of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology 2021 25(3):407-410 Mucormycosis also termed as phycomycosis or zygomycosis is less commonly seen in oral cavity. However, it is an invasive, life-threatening and aggressive fungal infection. It mostly targets individuals with altered immunological system and diabetes. In this recent pandemic situation, the individuals affected with coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) are also affected with this fungal infection which commonly involves the maxilla. In this case report, we present a case of a 45-year-old female affec...
Source: Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology - January 11, 2022 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Lokesh Bhanumurthy P Sai Krishna Prasanna Sekhar LS Makesh Raj Source Type: research

An oral pathologist & #39;s tryst with COVID 19: A chronicle of understanding, experience and despair
Sudip InduJournal of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology 2021 25(3):404-406 Ever since the COVID 19 pandemic struck our nation and started to cripple our health care infrastructure around the world, a considerable number of research was directed toward the development of the COVID Vaccine. However, when it finally came into our medical infrastructure, people were skeptical about taking the vaccine because of the considerable confusion on its efficacy and adverse effects. An attempt has been made through this communication to narrate my personal experience; My journey from First Infection to Vaccination finally culminating wi...
Source: Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology - January 11, 2022 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Sudip Indu Source Type: research

COVID-19 and oral implications: An updated review
Ramanarayana Boyapati, Ravindranath Dhulipalla, Lakshmi Kanth Kolaparthy, Ruparani BodduruJournal of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology 2021 25(3):400-403 The emerging (COVID-19) pandemic is a global health disaster, caused by infection with severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus-2. The disease spreads at an alarming rate all over the world and presents a range of disease manifestations including asymptomatic, mild, moderate and severe symptoms irrespective of age groups. Most patients with severe symptoms exhibit underlying comorbidities such as diabetes, hypertension and obesity. Alternatively, there is an existing...
Source: Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology - January 11, 2022 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Ramanarayana Boyapati Ravindranath Dhulipalla Lakshmi Kanth Kolaparthy Ruparani Bodduru Source Type: research

Study of ABO blood group susceptibility to coronavirus disease - COVID-19
Conclusions: ABO blood grouping can be used as one of the simplest yet efficient markers for COVID-19. Blood group B Rh-positive and A Rh-positive were the most prevalent blood group types in patients with COVID-19. (Source: Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology)
Source: Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology - January 11, 2022 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Sushma Bommanavar VC Patil Alexander Maniangat Luke Mohamed Jaber Jagadish Hosmani Source Type: research

Publishing case reports in oral lesions: Tug of war in three directions!!!
Sudeendra Prabhu, Syed Mohammed MiqdadJournal of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology 2021 25(3):394-395 (Source: Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology)
Source: Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology - January 11, 2022 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Sudeendra Prabhu Syed Mohammed Miqdad Source Type: research

Diagnosis and management of oral lichen planus & #8211; Review
N Gururaj, P Hasinidevi, V Janani, T DivynadanielJournal of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology 2021 25(3):383-393 (Source: Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology)
Source: Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology - January 11, 2022 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: N Gururaj P Hasinidevi V Janani T Divynadaniel Source Type: research

COVID-19 associated mucormycosis a deadly disease within the pandemic
Girish B GiraddiJournal of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology 2021 25(3):380-382 (Source: Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology)
Source: Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology - January 11, 2022 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Girish B Giraddi Source Type: research