Athanassios G. Triantafyllou

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A case of unpigmented intramucosal nevus occurring in the palatal mucosa is described. It presented as a nodule and was diagnosed clinically as fibroma. The correct diagnosis was established histologically and immunohistochemically; the importance of this lesion is that it should be considered in the differential diagnosis of oral soft-tissue tumors.
Cicatricial pemphigoid (CP) is found almost exclusively among middle-aged and elderly persons. This article describes a rare case of CP in a 14-year-old girl; it appeared on the mandibular anterior gingiva as desquamative gingivitis. Histologic examination of the lesions showed a subepithelial bulla. Immunofluorescence of gingival biopsy revealed(More)
The case of a 38-year-old white man with a chondroid syringoma in the left side of the upper lip is reported. Histochemical study of the lesion showed that the morphologic distributions of the neutral mucosubstances, sulfated acid mucopolysaccharides, and elastic fibers in the reported case were similar to those of mixed salivary gland tumor. The recently(More)
Concentrations of ambient air particles have been found to be associated with a wide range of effects on human health. PM10 concentrations are usually used as a standard measure for air pollution. Increase in the level of PM10 has been associated with increases in mortality and cardio respiratory hospitalisations. Therefore, prediction of ambient levels in(More)