Pádraig Fleming

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Oculo-facio-cardio-dental (OFCD) syndrome is a rare X-linked dominant syndrome characterized by canine teeth with extremely large roots (radiculomegaly), congenital cataract, dysmorphic facial features and congenital heart disease. A case of mother-daughter vertical transmission of OFCD is reported. Dental findings were important in confirming the diagnosis(More)
Patients with autoimmune polyendocrinopathy-candidiasis-ectodermal dystrophy (APECED) are prone to chronic mucocutaneous candidiasis, which is often treated with azoles. The purpose of this study was to characterize the oral Candida populations from 16 Irish APECED patients, who comprise approximately half the total number identified in Ireland, and to(More)
The goal of this study was to examine where people with acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS) in the United States live and the degree to which AIDS is present in rural areas. AIDS cases reported to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in 1996 were categorized by metropolitan statistical area (MSA) size and compared to the general(More)
We assessed the utility of expert oral examination as a part of the diagnostic evaluation of patients with suspected Crohn's disease. Of 45 patients with newly diagnosed CD, 25 had been examined by a dentist. Twelve (48%) of these had oral CD lesions. Mucosal tags constituted the most frequent form of oral lesion (8/12). Of 8 oral biopsy specimens, 6 (75%)(More)
AIM To describe the outcome for children with oral Crohn's disease (OCD) at diagnosis, and to determine if there was a difference in the Paediatric Crohn's Disease Activity Index (PCDAI) scores between those with and those without oral lesions at follow-up. METHODS Thirty-one patients with OCD who had enrolled in two previous studies were invited to(More)