Jonathan W. Lowe

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AIMS To describe the morbid anatomical and bacteriological features in a series of five cases of rapidly fatal Streptococcus pyogenes necrotising fasciitis. METHODS Post mortem and bacteriological examinations were made of five patients dying within 48 hours from rapidly fatal necrotising fasciitis. RESULTS All five cases died rapidly from a toxic(More)
A patient with Rubinstein-Taybi syndrome is presented with the characteristic clinical features including small and short stature, severe mental retardation, and small maxilla with a dental malocclusion. Treatment for this patient was accomplished utilizing a general anesthetic. These special patients who lack the ability to accept dental treatment in the(More)
OBJECTIVE to determine the reliability of conservative management of cone biopsies showing apparently incomplete excision of cervical intraepithelial neoplasia (CIN) by comparing surgical and conservative management. DESIGN a retrospective study. SUBJECTS 74 consecutive cone biopsies with a histology report of apparently incomplete excision of CIN 2 or(More)
The purpose of this investigation was to determine the type and prevalence of dental injuries seen in a hospital emergency room. Of the 10,436 patients who were treated at the hospital emergency room as a result of a traumatic episode, 765 (7.3%) had sustained injuries to structures of the oral cavity. The leading cause of dental injury was falls,(More)
The aim of the study was to establish the efficacy of cryotherapy in the management of histologically diagnosed subclinical human papilloma virus (HPV) infection of the cervix. Women with genital warts who had subclinical HPV infection of the cervix and no other sexually transmitted diseases were followed up at six weeks, 12 weeks, six months, 12 months and(More)
This is the youngest patient reported in the literature with bilateral mandibular dentigerous cysts. This report confirms the importance of a panoramic radiographic examination in diagnosing bony lesions of the jaws. Early diagnosis and aggressive treatment of these lesions is essential to avoid the undesirable sequelae that could occur without treatment.(More)