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Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemic (ALL) children were selected to evaluate the dental health status from Regional Cancer Centre, Kerala. A 12 item questionnaire was distributed to all selected 104 children's parents who were present in the hospital and the children's oral cavity was examined. The results revealed moderate gingival inflammation in most of the(More)
BACKGROUND This study evaluates cellular phones for potential risk of nosocomial infection amongst dental operators and auxiliary staff in a dental school. MATERIALS AND METHODS Each participant's mobile phone was first cleaned with 70% isopropyl alcohol swab. Following the cleansing protocol, the partakers were asked to make a short phone call. The(More)
The lung is one of the most exposable organs to chemical warfare agents such as sulfur mustard (SM) gas. Airway hyperresponsiveness and lung inflammation are reported in chemical warfare victims. There is no definite treatment for respiratory disorders induced by SM exposure. However, the protective effect of Nigella sativa on inflammatory process was(More)
BACKGROUND Paediatric epidermoid cysts are the rare lesions in the oral cavity, especially under the age of 10 years. They appear in the midline of the mouth usually as a result of residual ectodermal tissue of the first and second branchial arches, which fuse during the third and fourth weeks of intra-uterine life. CASE REPORT We present a case of a male(More)
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