Volume 3  Issue 1

Volume 3  Issue 1

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Case Report

Pyogenic Granuloma Mimicking a Cutaneous Horn on the Lip of a Child

Souza LN*, Souza ACRA, Martelli Junior H, Santos LAN, De Paula AMB

Pyogenic granuloma is a relative common nonneoplastic mouth lesion associated to irritation or trauma, but extra oral sites have been reported. The treatment employed includes removal of cause and excisional biopsy. Cutaneous horn is an uncommon lesion resembling horn of animals affecting more common in elder caucasians.

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Case Report

Pre-School Child Injuries Including Mandibular Fractures

Masakazu Hamada*, Yoshiyuki Ota, Soichi Iwai, Hidetaka Shimizu, Yoshiaki Yura

The authors examined 159 pediatric patients under 6 years old with traumatic injury in the oral and maxillofacial region treated at the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery II, Osaka University Graduate School of Dentistry, Japan, between 2009 and 2013. The ratio of boys to girls was 3:2. Out of 159 cases, soft-tissue injury was the most common (71.4%), followed by dental and/or dentoalveolar injury (20.1%), and soft-tissue injury and dental and/or dentoalveolar injury (8.2%). Mandibular fracture accounted for 1.3% of all cases. Falling was the most common cause. Most injuries were confined to dentoalveolar bone. Conservative treatment was useful for greenstick fracture of the mandible.

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Research Article

Teaching of Oral Radiology in Brazilian Dental Schools

Deborah Queiroz Freitas*, DDS, MS, PhD, Flávia Maria Moraes Ramos-Perez, DDS, MS, PhD, Sergio Lins de-Azevedo-Vaz, DDS, MS, PhD, Frab Norberto Bóscolo, DDS, MS, PhD, and Solange Maria Almeida, DDS, MS, PhD

Much information is available in the literature on professionals attitudes to oral radiology practices; however, there is no information available regarding the teaching of oral radiology. Therefore, our study set out to assess the education of oral radiology with regard to technique, processing and radiographic equipment in Brazilian dental schools.

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