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Barriers to oral health care among people living with HIV in Kwazulu Natal and the Western Cape
(University of the Western Cape, 2008)
HIV/AIDS is a major problem in South Africa with more than 25 percent of the adult population infected with HIV. Oral lesions and various opportunistic infections characterize the progression of HIV making it imperative ...
Tuberculosis in the head and neck – experience in Durban, KwaZulu-Natal
Tuberculosis is the world’s leading cause of death from a single infective agent. The World Health Organisation has declared the disease a “global emergency”. Extrapulmonary presentations form a major proportion of new ...
Orofacial sepsis and HIV at maxillo-facial surgery units in the Western Cape: a prospesctive study
The World Health Organisation estimated that in 2002 more than 13,772 000 deaths in developing countries were caused by infections. This accounted for more than 45% of all deaths, making up 7 of the top 10 causes of death ...
Management of oral ulcers and oral thrush by Community Pharmacists.
(University of the Western Cape, 2009)
Oral ulcers and oral thrush could be indicative of serious illnesses such as oral cancer, HIV and other sexually transmitted infections (STIs), among others. There are many different health care workers that can be ...
Xerostomia and hyposalivation in HIV positive patients with and without HAART
(University of the Western Cape, 2014)
Introduction: Xerostomia and reduced salivary flow have been reported often enough among HIV positive patients. Strong associations have also been established between HIV infection and oral effects of reduced salivary flow ...
Incidence of plasmablastic lymphoma in HIV positive and negative patients at a tertiary hospital in South Africa (2005-2017)
(University of the Western Cape, 2018)
The aim of the study was to investigate and describe the incidence of Plasmablastic Lymphoma (PBL) diagnosed at the Divisions of Anatomical Pathology and Haematopathology at Tygerberg Hospital from 2005 to 2017, and to ...