Satvir Singh Sidhu

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The craniofacial patterns of 38 sets of parents who had children with cleft lip and/or cleft palate anomalies (experimental group) were compared with the 24 sets of parents of healthy (noncleft) children (control group). Using a computerized program, 248 cephalograms (124 lateral and 124 frontal) were digitized and analyzed. The parents in the experimental(More)
This study was conducted on 5554 children aged 5-13 years old with the objectives of recording the prevalence of oral habits among North Indian children according to sex. These children were selected from the schools of Delhi. The sample represented the entire school-going population of Delhi in the age group of 5-13 years. Statistical analysis was carried(More)
A case is presented of a massive osteochondroma of the mandibular condyle leading to marked facial asymmetry, painful mastication, disturbed occlusion and impaired hearing on the affected side. The diagnosis was confirmed by radiological and histological examination. A tentative treatment plan including surgery on both jaws was proposed but had to be(More)
The case of a 33-year-old woman with Burkitt's lymphoma is presented. This is the third case that has been reported from India. The primary involvement was in the mandible. Endoxan was administered without response. Radiotherapy was resorted to as the second choice of treatment, but metastases developed rapidly in other organs. The patient survived for only(More)
Role of cell-mediated immune response (CMI) in dental caries was studied in 171 subjects, comprising of 86 children with low caries (LC), 31 with high caries (HC), and 54 age matched controls. [3H]thymidine mediated lymphoblast transformation test (LTT) using mutans streptococci antigen as stimulant was used to study the stimulation index (SI) of in vitro(More)
BACKGROUND Mutans streptococci are important aetiological agents in dental caries and their prolonged contact with oral tissues evokes a variety of immune responses through local secretory and systemic antibodies. Patterns of such humoral responses in Indian children have not been reported and we undertook the present study to examine these. METHODS One(More)
Familial gingival fibromatosis affecting six members among three generations of an Islamic family is reported. Clinical findings are reported and the inheritance pattern is discussed. Histopathologic examination of the excised tissue revealed mainly fibroblasts with prominent, rough-surfaced endoplasmic reticulum. Cells with vesicular nuclei, resembling(More)