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A total of 32,022 Mexican children (16,473 boys, 15,549 girls) were examined for several congenital oral and paraoral anomalies. The findings for commissural lip pits (boys 53.1, girls 52.4 per 1000) are less than those reported for adults. This may indicate that pits become accentuated with age. Fordyce granules were seen with a prevalence of 1.2 per 1000.(More)
OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to verify the practices and attitudes of senior dental students about infection control procedures. METHODS A cross-sectional survey was performed during the 1st semester of 2003. Open- and close-ended questions were given to 196 students in 6 universities. RESULTS Overall, 90.8% of students had been vaccinated for(More)
  • H O Sedano
  • Community dentistry and oral epidemiology
  • 1975
A total of 6,180 Argentinian school-age children were examined clinically for the presence of oral congenital anomalies. The following prevalence figures were found: commissured lip pits (0.7%), ankyloglossia (0.1%), geographic tongue (1.5%), localized enamel hypomaturation (2.8%), median rhomboid glossitis (0.10/00), torus palatinus (0.30/00) and(More)
Five types of oculocutaneous albinism and two types of ocular albinism were found among 349 Puerto Rican albinos. The most prevalent type of albinism was the Hermansky-Pudlak syndrome (HPS). HPS was observed in five of every six albinos in Puerto Rico. The prevalence of HPS was highest in the northwestern quarter of the island, affecting approximately one(More)
Multifocal papilloma virus epithelial hyperplasia is an infection of the oral mucosa produced by human papilloma virus types 13 and 32, which primarily bilaterally affects lips, lateral borders of tongue, and buccal mucosa. The attached oral mucosa, floor of mouth, soft palate, and oropharynx are sites that appear not to be affected. This study comprises(More)