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We identified a major goitrous area in the Republic of Guinea, characterised by an overall goitre prevalence of 70% in adults. Thyroid swelling was sometimes present at birth and affected 55% of schoolchildren. A difference between sexes appeared at puberty. Endemic cretinism, mainly in its myxoedematous form, was found in about 2% of goitrous patients. In(More)
UNLABELLED Extraction, periodontitis, or trauma can cause a reduction on the alveolar ridge. This could result in an insufficient alveolar bone width and height. Different techniques of vertical bone augmentation are described in literature. However, nowadays there is not enough evidence against lateral augmentation procedures to verify if these techniques(More)
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