Adeshnee Moodley

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Oral lesions are often the first indicators of HIV infection or of disease progression to AIDS, and remain so in the era of highly active anti-retroviral therapy (HAART) [4-6]. Oral diseases associated with HIV infection negatively impact on the quality of life of infected patients and necessitate prompt diagnosis and treatment. The prevalence rates of oral(More)
Patients with oculocutaneous albinism are more prone to sun-induced damage due to the lack of melanin. Actinic cheilitis is a potentially malignant disorder that occurs due to chronic UV-B radiation to the vermillion region of the lip, a region that is already at risk due to its morphology. A case of actinic cheilitis in a patient with oculocutaneous(More)
The Oral Medicine Team at Western Cape have taken a well-earned rest this month, and we are delighted to include a Case Book prepared by a team from Wits. It is likely that the source of the contributions will be varied from time to time. We look forward to the next Case Book, which will again come from Western Cape.
It has been reported that a close association exists between inflammatory periodontal diseases and diabetes through which one exerts a reciprocal influence on the other. This two-way relationship is based on the extensively reported assumption that the one condition so modifies the systemic and local environments that the progress of the other is favoured.(More)
INTRODUCTION HIV-associated oral lesions have been used as clinical indicators of HIV infection and/or HIV-disease progression. It is well established that there is a significant reduction in the incidence of most HIV-associated oral lesions in patients on HAART compared with the levels seen in HIV-seropositive patients not on HAART. However, the corollary,(More)
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