Rosario Serpico

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Country: Italy

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Expression of the apoptosis inhibitor survivin in aggressive squamous cell carcinoma
    L Lo Muzio
    Faculty of Medicine, Institute of Dentistry and Maxillo-facial Surgery, Bari, Italy
    Exp Mol Pathol 70:249-54. 2001
  2. ncbi request reprint Oro-vaginal-vulvar lichen planus: report of two new cases
    Massimo Petruzzi
    Department of Odontostomatology and Surgery, University of Bari, Via Zara 1, 74100 Taranto, Italy
    Maturitas 50:140-50. 2005
  3. ncbi request reprint Interaction between bcl-2 and P53 in neoplastic progression of basal cell carcinoma of the head and neck
    S Staibano
    Department of Biomorphological and Functional Sciences, University of Naples Federico II, Italy
    Anticancer Res 21:3757-64. 2001
  4. pmc Survivin expression in oral squamous cell carcinoma
    L Lo Muzio
    Institute of Dental Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ancona, Ancona, Italy
    Br J Cancer 89:2244-8. 2003
  5. ncbi request reprint HSP 27 as possible prognostic factor in patients with oral squamous cell carcinoma
    L Lo Muzio
    Institute of Dental Sciences, University of Ancona, Ancona, Italy
    Histol Histopathol 19:119-28. 2004
  6. pmc Evaluation of a combined triple method to detect causative HPV in oral and oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinomas: p16 Immunohistochemistry, Consensus PCR HPV-DNA, and In Situ Hybridization
    Giuseppe Pannone
    Department of Surgical Sciences Section of Anatomic Pathology and Cytopathology, University of Foggia, Viale Luigi Pinto 1, 71122 Foggia, Italy
    Infect Agent Cancer 7:4. 2012
  7. pmc The role of human papillomavirus in the pathogenesis of head & neck squamous cell carcinoma: an overview
    Giuseppe Pannone
    Department of Surgical Sciences, Section of Anatomic Pathology, S, Maria Goretti Hospital Latina Italy
    Infect Agent Cancer 6:4. 2011
  8. pmc Deregulation of manganese superoxide dismutase (SOD2) expression and lymph node metastasis in tongue squamous cell carcinoma
    Xiqiang Liu
    Center for Molecular Biology of Oral Diseases, College of Dentistry, University of Illinois at Chicago, IL, USA
    BMC Cancer 10:365. 2010
  9. pmc Prognostic value analysis of urokinase-type plasminogen activator receptor in oral squamous cell carcinoma: an immunohistochemical study
    Roberta Bacchiocchi
    Department of Molecular Pathology and Innovative Therapies, Polytechnic University of the Marche Region, Ancona, Italy
    BMC Cancer 8:220. 2008
  10. ncbi request reprint Solitary fibrous tumor of the oral cavity: the need for an extensive sampling for a correct diagnosis
    Lorenzo Lo Muzio
    Department of Surgical Sciences, University of Foggia, Foggia, Italy
    J Oral Pathol Med 36:538-42. 2007

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Publications117 found, 100 shown here

  1. ncbi request reprint Expression of the apoptosis inhibitor survivin in aggressive squamous cell carcinoma
    L Lo Muzio
    Faculty of Medicine, Institute of Dentistry and Maxillo-facial Surgery, Bari, Italy
    Exp Mol Pathol 70:249-54. 2001
    ..These data suggest that survivin expression may predictively identify cases of SCC with more aggressive and invasive clinical phenotype, potentially warranting closer follow-up protocols...
  2. ncbi request reprint Oro-vaginal-vulvar lichen planus: report of two new cases
    Massimo Petruzzi
    Department of Odontostomatology and Surgery, University of Bari, Via Zara 1, 74100 Taranto, Italy
    Maturitas 50:140-50. 2005
    ..This might also be a relevant prevention strategy for the risk of squamous cell carcinoma, although data to fully support this statement still need investigation...
  3. ncbi request reprint Interaction between bcl-2 and P53 in neoplastic progression of basal cell carcinoma of the head and neck
    S Staibano
    Department of Biomorphological and Functional Sciences, University of Naples Federico II, Italy
    Anticancer Res 21:3757-64. 2001
    ..However, a percentage of BCC grows aggressively, infiltrating contiguous structures, sometimes giving distant metastases...
  4. pmc Survivin expression in oral squamous cell carcinoma
    L Lo Muzio
    Institute of Dental Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ancona, Ancona, Italy
    Br J Cancer 89:2244-8. 2003
    ..05). These data suggest that survivin expression may identify cases of oral SCC with more aggressive and invasive phenotype...
  5. ncbi request reprint HSP 27 as possible prognostic factor in patients with oral squamous cell carcinoma
    L Lo Muzio
    Institute of Dental Sciences, University of Ancona, Ancona, Italy
    Histol Histopathol 19:119-28. 2004
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate the biological role of HSP27 in oral tumorigenesis...
  6. pmc Evaluation of a combined triple method to detect causative HPV in oral and oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinomas: p16 Immunohistochemistry, Consensus PCR HPV-DNA, and In Situ Hybridization
    Giuseppe Pannone
    Department of Surgical Sciences Section of Anatomic Pathology and Cytopathology, University of Foggia, Viale Luigi Pinto 1, 71122 Foggia, Italy
    Infect Agent Cancer 7:4. 2012
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  7. pmc The role of human papillomavirus in the pathogenesis of head & neck squamous cell carcinoma: an overview
    Giuseppe Pannone
    Department of Surgical Sciences, Section of Anatomic Pathology, S, Maria Goretti Hospital Latina Italy
    Infect Agent Cancer 6:4. 2011
    ..Moreover, our review would be useful in order to define novel perspectives of treatment choice for Head & Neck cancer patients, by combining well known chemotherapeutical drugs with new molecular "target" therapy...
  8. pmc Deregulation of manganese superoxide dismutase (SOD2) expression and lymph node metastasis in tongue squamous cell carcinoma
    Xiqiang Liu
    Center for Molecular Biology of Oral Diseases, College of Dentistry, University of Illinois at Chicago, IL, USA
    BMC Cancer 10:365. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study is to further evaluate whether the expression level of SOD2 is correlated with the metastatic status in TSCC patients...
  9. pmc Prognostic value analysis of urokinase-type plasminogen activator receptor in oral squamous cell carcinoma: an immunohistochemical study
    Roberta Bacchiocchi
    Department of Molecular Pathology and Innovative Therapies, Polytechnic University of the Marche Region, Ancona, Italy
    BMC Cancer 8:220. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to gain information on the expression of uPAR in OSCC and to verify whether this molecule can have a role as a prognostic/predictive marker for this neoplasia...
  10. ncbi request reprint Solitary fibrous tumor of the oral cavity: the need for an extensive sampling for a correct diagnosis
    Lorenzo Lo Muzio
    Department of Surgical Sciences, University of Foggia, Foggia, Italy
    J Oral Pathol Med 36:538-42. 2007
    ..Histologically, SFT may show wide morphological variability of both its cellular and stromal components, which may lead to incorrect diagnosis especially when dealing with small incisional biopsies...
  11. ncbi request reprint p120(cat) Delocalization in cell lines of oral cancer
    L Lo Muzio
    Institute of Dental Sciences, University of Ancona, Ancona, Italy
    Oral Oncol 38:64-72. 2002
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  12. ncbi request reprint WNT-1 expression in basal cell carcinoma of head and neck. An immunohistochemical and confocal study with regard to the intracellular distribution of beta-catenin
    Lorenzo Lo Muzio
    Institute of Dental Sciences, University of Ancona, Italy
    Anticancer Res 22:565-76. 2002
    ..The WNT signal stabilizes beta-catenin protein and determines its accumulation in the cytoplasm and nucleus...
  13. ncbi request reprint Prosthetic rehabilitation of a child affected from anhydrotic ectodermal dysplasia: a case report
    Lorenzo Lo Muzio
    Faculty of Medicine at the University of Foggia
    J Contemp Dent Pract 6:120-6. 2005
    ..This option minimized the sacrifice of healthy dental tissue. Prosthodontic and restorative treatment was provided for the psychological and social comfort of the young patient...
  14. ncbi request reprint Expression of beta-catenin in human tooth germ
    Lorenzo Lo Muzio
    Department of Surgical Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, University of Foggia, Foggia, Italy
    Anal Quant Cytol Histol 31:324-31. 2009
    ..To evaluate beta-catenin expression in human tooth germ development...
  15. ncbi request reprint Saliva as a diagnostic matrix for drug abuse
    L Lo Muzio
    Department of Surgery, University of Foggia, Italy
    Int J Immunopathol Pharmacol 18:567-73. 2005
    ..The study demonstrates the possibility of using saliva as a diagnostic matrix to test for drug-taking; however, the Triage kit must be improved before being used with saliva...
  16. ncbi request reprint The treatment of oral aphthous ulceration or erosive lichen planus with topical clobetasol propionate in three preparations: a clinical and pilot study on 54 patients
    L Lo Muzio
    Institute of Dental Sciences, University of Ancona, Italy
    J Oral Pathol Med 30:611-7. 2001
    ..This study evaluated the clinical use of a corticosteroid in three preparations (topical clobetasol propionate ointment, clobetasol propionate in an oral analgesic base, and clobetasol propionate in an adhesive denture paste)...
  17. ncbi request reprint Primary gingival leiomyosarcoma. A clinicopathological study of 1 case with prolonged survival
    Lorenzo Lo Muzio
    Department of Dental Sciences, University of Ancona, Ancona, Italy
    J Clin Periodontol 29:182-7. 2002
    ..A review of the English-language literature since 1908 revealed 30 reported cases of primary leiomyosarcoma of the oral mucosa and soft tissues...
  18. pmc P-cadherin expression and survival rate in oral squamous cell carcinoma: an immunohistochemical study
    Lorenzo Lo Muzio
    Department of Surgical Sciences, University of Foggia, Foggia, Italy
    BMC Cancer 5:63. 2005
    ..Aims of the present study were to assess the prevalence of P-cad expression in oral squamous cell carcinoma (OSCC) and to verify whether P-cad can be considered a marker of prognosis in patients with OSCC...
  19. pmc Nevoid basal cell carcinoma syndrome (Gorlin syndrome)
    Lorenzo Lo Muzio
    Dipartimento di Scienze Chirurgiche, Facolta di Medicina e Chirurgia, Universita degli Studi di Foggia, Foggia, Italy
    Orphanet J Rare Dis 3:32. 2008
    ..Regular follow-up by a multi-specialist team (dermatologist, neurologist and odontologist) should be offered. Patients with NBCCS should strictly avoid an excessive sun exposure...
  20. ncbi request reprint Primary intraoral leiomyosarcoma of the tongue: an immunohistochemical study and review of the literature
    - Lo Muzio L
    Department of Dentistry and Surgery, University of Bari, Bari, Italy
    Oral Oncol 36:519-24. 2000
    ..The patient underwent wide surgical excision of the tumor and is alive and disease-free at a 5-year follow-up. This report emphasizes the difficulties in the differential diagnosis of these uncommon tumors in an intra-oral location...
  21. ncbi request reprint A possible role for the WNT-1 pathway in oral carcinogenesis
    L Lo Muzio
    Institute of Dental Sciences, University of Ancona, Italy
    Crit Rev Oral Biol Med 12:152-65. 2001
    ..For these reasons, data obtained from the study of the WNT-1 pathway could be important in our understanding of the mechanisms of epithelial tumors, in general, and probably also of oral squamous cell carcinoma, in particular...
  22. ncbi request reprint Beta-catenin gene analysis in oral squamous cell carcinoma
    L Lo Muzio
    Department of Surgical Sciences, University of Foggia, Italy
    Int J Immunopathol Pharmacol 18:33-8. 2005
    ..In conclusion, although aberrant expressions or abnormal localization of beta-catenin have been detected in several OSCC cells, it appears that this finding has no relationship with beta-catenin gene mutations...
  23. ncbi request reprint P-cadherin expression predicts clinical outcome in oral squamous cell carcinomas
    L Lo Muzio
    Institute of Dental Sciences, University of Ancona, Ancona, Italy
    Histol Histopathol 19:1089-99. 2004
    ..05) and poorer survival rates than the group with prevalent membranous expression (P<0.0001). An absent P-cadherin expression could constitute a hallmark of aggressive biological behaviour in oral squamous cell carcinoma...
  24. ncbi request reprint Survivin, a potential early predictor of tumor progression in the oral mucosa
    L Lo Muzio
    Institute of Dental Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ancona, Ancona, Italy
    J Dent Res 82:923-8. 2003
    ..High expression of cytoplasmic/nuclear survivin is an early event during oral carcinogenesis and may provide a useful tool for the identification of precancerous lesions at higher risk of progression into invasive carcinoma...
  25. ncbi request reprint Survivin phosphorylation and M-phase promoting factor in oral carcinogenesis
    G Pannone
    Department of Surgical Science, Section of Pathology, University of Foggia, Foggia, Italy
    Histol Histopathol 22:1241-9. 2007
    ..MPF proteins, which are co-expressed on mitotic apparatus, could represent a potential target for therapies based on manipulation of survivin phosphorylation, which would induce apoptosis in cancer cells...
  26. ncbi request reprint Expression of bcl-2 in oral squamous cell carcinoma: an immunohistochemical study of 90 cases with clinico-pathological correlations
    L Lo Muzio
    Institute of Dental Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ancona, Italy
    Oncol Rep 10:285-91. 2003
    ..The study of bcl-2 immunoreactivity possibly may be useful for better characterising and predicting the prognosis of oral SCC but cooperative studies are needed to assess its applications in the clinical practice...
  27. ncbi request reprint Scatter factor receptor (c-Met) as possible prognostic factor in patients with oral squamous cell carcinoma
    L Lo Muzio
    Institute of Dental Sciences, University of Ancona, Ancona, Italy
    Anticancer Res 24:1063-9. 2004
    ..The difference between survival rates was statistically significant (p<0.05). These data suggest that c-Met expression may be useful to identify cases of oral squamous cell carcinoma with a more aggressive and invasive phenotype...
  28. ncbi request reprint A possible role of catenin dyslocalization in pemphigus vulgaris pathogenesis
    L Lo Muzio
    Institute of Dental Sciences, University of Ancona, Ancona, Italy
    J Cutan Pathol 28:460-9. 2001
    ..The objective of this study was to evaluate the role of beta- and gamma-catenins in the pathogenesis of acantholysis in pemphigus vulgaris...
  29. ncbi request reprint p63 expression in odontogenic cysts
    L Lo Muzio
    Department of Surgical Sciences, University of Foggia, Foggia, Italy
    Int J Oral Maxillofac Surg 34:668-73. 2005
    ..In conclusion, these data suggest that p63 expression may be useful to identify cysts type with more aggressive and invasive phenotype supporting the hypothesis of a suprabasal proliferative compartment in OKCs...
  30. ncbi request reprint Cyclooxygenase isozymes in oral squamous cell carcinoma:a real-time RT-PCR study with clinic pathological correlations
    G Pannone
    Department of Surgical Sciences, Institute of Pathology and Cytopathology, University of Foggia, Italy
    Int J Immunopathol Pharmacol 20:317-24. 2007
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  31. ncbi request reprint Peno-gingival lichen planus
    Massimo Petruzzi
    Department of Odontostomatology and Surgery, University of Bari, Bari, Italy
    J Periodontol 76:2293-8. 2005
    ..We present the clinical features of eight cases of peno-gingival lichen planus and propose a management algorithm for this condition based on the best available published evidence...
  32. ncbi request reprint The human multidrug resistance gene (MDR-1): immunocytochemical detection of its expression in oral SCC
    L Lo Muzio
    Department of Dentistry and Surgery, University of Bari, Italy
    Anticancer Res 20:2891-7. 2000
    ....
  33. ncbi request reprint Clinical behaviour of malignant transforming oral lichen planus
    M D Mignogna
    Department of Oral Medicine and Pathology, University of Naples Federico II, Faculty of Medicine, School of Dentistry, Naples, Italy
    Eur J Surg Oncol 28:838-43. 2002
    ..The aim of this paper is to evaluate clinical long-term behaviour of OLP-related oral squamous cell carcinomas (OSCCs)...
  34. ncbi request reprint Differences in survivin location and Bcl-2 expression in CD30+ lymphoproliferative disorders of the skin compared with systemic anaplastic large cell lymphomas: an immunohistochemical study
    G Goteri
    Department of Neurosciences, Institute of Anatomic Pathology, Ancona, Italy
    Br J Dermatol 157:41-8. 2007
    ..Dysregulation of apoptosis, the process regulating cell population by programmed death, can explain the differences among these disorders...
  35. ncbi request reprint Vulvostomatodynia
    Massimo Petruzzi
    Department of Odontostomatology and Surgery, University of Bari, Via Zara 1, 74100 Taranto, Italy
    Maturitas 58:102-6. 2007
    ..A thorough multidisciplinary medical management is necessary to improve symptoms and prevent from psychologic distress. Counselling and an understanding between patient and clinician/therapist are important for long-term results...
  36. ncbi request reprint Prognostic value of human telomerase reverse transcriptase gene expression in oral carcinogenesis
    G Pannone
    Department of Surgical Sciences, University of Foggia, Foggia, Italy
    Int J Oncol 30:1349-57. 2007
    ..03 for immunohistochemistry; p=0.04 for RT real-time PCR). The histological location of hTERT in these tumors has been discussed in the context of the cancer stem cell theory...
  37. ncbi request reprint Genetic analysis of oral squamous cell carcinoma by cDNA microarrays focused apoptotic pathway
    L Lo Muzio
    Dipartimento di Scienze Chirurgiche, Universita di Foggia, Italy
    Int J Immunopathol Pharmacol 19:675-82. 2006
    ..In addition, the cost of equipment is often prohibitive. In contrast, the focused kit used was a complete, affordable and effective method to improve knowledge of molecular specific pathways...
  38. ncbi request reprint New perspectives in medical approach to therapy of head and neck squamous cell carcinoma
    A Santarelli
    Department of Surgical Sciences, University of Foggia, Foggia, Italy
    Minerva Stomatol 58:445-52. 2009
    ..Current avenues of research, focusing on clinical studies evaluating antibody directed therapies and gene replacement strategies for head and neck cancer are discussed...
  39. ncbi request reprint In melanoma changes of immature and mature dendritic cell expression correlate with tumor thickness:an immunohistochemical study
    O Simonetti
    Clinica Dermatologica, Dipartimento di Patologia Molecolare e Terapie Innovative, Universita Politecnica delle Marche, Ancona, Italy
    Int J Immunopathol Pharmacol 20:325-33. 2007
    ....
  40. doi request reprint Detection of novel Human papilloma virus type 82 in laryngeal cancer: case report
    G Pannone
    Department of Surgical Sciences, Institute of Pathology and Cytopathology, University of Foggia, Viale Pinto, Foggia, Italy
    Auris Nasus Larynx 37:648-50. 2010
    ..Such association has never been reported in literature so far, and a brief discussion on the importance of assessing HPV status in laryngeal cancer is provided...
  41. ncbi request reprint Oral squamous cell carcinoma and biological markers: an update on the molecules mainly involved in oral carcinogenesis
    L Lo Muzio
    Department of Surgical Sciences, University of Foggia, Foggia, Italy
    Minerva Stomatol 56:341-7. 2007
    ..The aim of the present review was to outline the current knowledge on the role of some of these tumour biological markers in carcinogenesis of oral SCC...
  42. doi request reprint Oral manifestations of eating disorders: a critical review
    L Lo Russo
    Department of Oral Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, Oral Medicine Section, School of Dentistry, University of Palermo, Palermo, Italy
    Oral Dis 14:479-84. 2008
    ..As oral manifestations of ED can occur in many phases of disease progression, they play a significant role in assessment, characterization and prognosis of ED...
  43. ncbi request reprint Raloxifene covalently bonded to titanium implants by interfacing with (3-aminopropyl)-triethoxysilane affects osteoblast-like cell gene expression
    F Bambini
    Universita Politecnica delle Marche, Istituto di Scienze Odontostomatologiche, Ancona, Italy
    Int J Immunopathol Pharmacol 19:905-14. 2006
    ..Surface Raloxifene conjugated implants have been shown to have a relevant importance in modifying cell response. This result could be an interesting starting point for the use of an immediate functional loading of implants...
  44. ncbi request reprint Bone marrow histopathological and molecular changes of small B-cell lymphomas after rituximab therapy: comparison with clinical response and patients outcome
    G Goteri
    Institute of Pathology, Polytechnic University of Marche, Ospedali Riuniti Umberto I G M Lancisi G Salesi, Ancona, Italy
    Int J Immunopathol Pharmacol 19:421-31. 2006
    ..Persistence of monoclonality after RTX might have a role in evaluating the molecular pattern of CD20-negative clones that can emerge after RTX as a tumoral escape to therapy...
  45. doi request reprint Effect of desquamative gingivitis on periodontal status: a pilot study
    L Lo Russo
    Department of Surgical Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, School of Dentistry, University of Foggia, Foggia, Italy
    Oral Dis 16:102-7. 2010
    ..Little is known of whether or not DG could influence the onset or progression of plaque-related periodontitis. In this study, the potential impact of DG on plaque-related attachment loss and pocket formation has been evaluated...
  46. ncbi request reprint Enhancement of fibroblast proliferation, collagen biosynthesis and production of growth factors as a result of combining sodium hyaluronate and aminoacids
    M A Mariggio
    Department of Biomedical Sciences and Human Oncology, University of Bari Medical School, Bari, Italy
    Int J Immunopathol Pharmacol 22:485-92. 2009
    ....
  47. ncbi request reprint WNT pathway in oral cancer: epigenetic inactivation of WNT-inhibitors
    G Pannone
    Department of Surgical Sciences, Section of Anatomic Pathology and Cytopathology, University of Foggia, Foggia, Italy
    Oncol Rep 24:1035-41. 2010
    ..This study suggests that a cause of catenin delocalization in oral cancer could be due to WNT pathway activation, by epigenetic alterations of SFRP, WIF-1 and DKK-3 genes...
  48. ncbi request reprint Expression and subcellular distribution of Bcl-2 and BAX proteins in serum-starved human keratinocytes and mouth carcinoma epidermoid cultures
    F Papa
    Department of Odontostomatology and Surgery, University of Bari, Italy
    Life Sci 73:2865-72. 2003
    ..Thus the possibility that down regulation of apoptosis is associated with promotion of tumor development in the oral mucosa cells seems to be supported by these observations...
  49. ncbi request reprint Oral squamous cell carcinoma during long-term treatment with hydroxyurea
    M De Benedittis
    Department of Odontostomatology and Surgery, University of Bari, Italy
    Clin Exp Dermatol 29:605-7. 2004
    ..We present the unique case of a patient with polycythemia vera who developed oral cancer after 15 years of HU therapy...
  50. ncbi request reprint Aurora B expression as a prognostic indicator and possible therapeutic target in oral squamous cell carcinoma
    G Pannone
    Department of Surgical Sciences, University of Foggia, Italy
    Int J Immunopathol Pharmacol 24:79-88. 2011
    ..0364 in disease free survival). Our results suggest that assessing Aurora B expression might help in patients’ risk stratification and serve as a novel therapeutic target in advanced OSCCs...
  51. ncbi request reprint Inhibiting proliferation in KB cancer cells by RNA interference-mediated knockdown of nicotinamide N-methyltransferase expression
    V Pozzi
    Department of Biochemistry, Biology and Genetics Polytechnic University of Marche, Ancona, Italy
    Int J Immunopathol Pharmacol 24:69-77. 2011
    ..The present data support the hypothesis that the enzyme plays a role in tumour expansion and its inhibition could represent a possible molecular approach to the treatment of cancer...
  52. doi request reprint Implant rehabilitation in patients with oral lichen planus: an overview
    Massimo Petruzzi
    University Aldo Moro of Bari, Bari, Italy
    Clin Oral Investig 16:1347-52. 2012
    ..There is limited scientific evidence, primarily case reports and small case series. We conducted a literature review of data on the effectiveness and safety of implant rehabilitation in OLP patients...
  53. ncbi request reprint Possible association between HPV16 E7 protein level and cytokeratin 19
    Gianfranco Favia
    Department of Odontostomatology and Surgery, University of Bari, Bari, Italy
    Int J Cancer 111:795-7. 2004
    ..In our study, we have analyzed the interaction occurring between HPV type 16 E7 mRNA and the intermediate cytokeratin filaments 7 and 19 and report data in favor of a possible association between HPV16 E7 protein level and CK19...
  54. ncbi request reprint Angiosarcoma of the head and neck with intra-oral presentation. A clinico-pathological study of four cases
    Gianfranco Favia
    Department of Dental Sciences and Surgery, University of Bari, Bari, Italy
    Oral Oncol 38:757-62. 2002
    ....
  55. ncbi request reprint Liposarcoma circumscriptum (lipoma-like) of the tongue: report of a case
    S Capodiferro
    Department of Dental Sciences and Surgery, University of Bari, Bari, Italy
    Oral Dis 10:398-400. 2004
    ..In view of the indolent behaviour of this tumour type, local recurrence or metastasis rarely occur; consequently, conservative surgical therapy is advised without adjuvant chemo-radio therapy...
  56. pmc A Troubling Diagnosis of Verrucous Squamous Cell Carcinoma ("the Bad Kind" of Keratosis) and the Need of Clinical and Pathological Correlations: A Review of the Literature with a Case Report
    A Santoro
    Section of Anatomic Pathology and Cytopathology, Department of Surgical Sciences, University of Foggia, Viale L Pinto 1, 71100 Foggia, Italy
    J Skin Cancer 2011:370605. 2011
    ..In this work, we report a review of the scientific literature and describe a troublesome case of oral verrucous cancer...
  57. ncbi request reprint Rhabdomyoma of the head and neck: clinicopathologic features of two cases
    Gianfranco Favia
    Department of Dental Sciences and Surgery, University of Bari, Bari, Italy
    Head Neck 25:700-4. 2003
    ..Extracardiac rhabdomyomas are rare benign tumors of the head and neck. They are frequently misdiagnosed and possibly overtreated when confused with other aggressive tumors...
  58. doi request reprint Use of Lugol's iodine in oral cancer diagnosis: an overview
    Massimo Petruzzi
    Department of Dentistry and Surgery, University of Bari, Italy
    Oral Oncol 46:811-3. 2010
    ..There is need for larger controlled, randomized studies with carefully selected and standardized outcome measures and patients...
  59. ncbi request reprint Detection of hepatitis C virus-RNA in saliva from chronically HCV-infected patients
    L Pastore
    Department of Odontostomatology and Surgery, University of Bari, Piazza Giulio Cesare 11, 70124 Bari, Italy
    Int J Immunopathol Pharmacol 19:217-24. 2006
    ....
  60. ncbi request reprint Clinical and computerized evaluation in study of temporo-mandibular joint intracapsular disease
    D Ciavarella
    Department of Surgical Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, School of Dentistry, University of Foggia, Italy
    Minerva Stomatol 59:89-101. 2010
    ..In this work authors show a diagnostic criteria in study of TMID: neuro occlusal clinical evaluation (NOE), T-Scan 2 system and surface electromyography (sEMG)...
  61. ncbi request reprint Immune response in patients with oral lichen planus and HCV infection
    M Petruzzi
    Department of Dentistry and Surgery, University of Bari, Bari, Italy
    Int J Immunopathol Pharmacol 17:93-8. 2004
    ..1 in HCV- and 27% +/- 19.4 in HCV+ patients; p=0.47). These findings suggest the existence of differences in lymphocyte subpopulations between OLP-HCV+ subjects and OLP-HCV- patients...
  62. ncbi request reprint Orally based diagnosis of celiac disease: current perspectives
    L Pastore
    Department of Surgical Sciences, University of Foggia, c o Ospedali Riuniti, Viale Pinto, 71100 Foggia, Italy
    J Dent Res 87:1100-7. 2008
    ..The hypothesis that gluten could stimulate naive lymphocytes directly in the oral cavity would have important implications for the understanding, diagnosis, and management of CD...
  63. ncbi request reprint Multiple parotid lymphoepithelial cysts in patients with HIV-infection: report of two cases
    G Favia
    Department of Dental Sciences and Surgery, University of Bari, Bari, Italy
    Oral Dis 10:151-4. 2004
    ..These lesions represent an early manifestation of HIV infection and are rarely found in patients with advanced acquired immunodeficiency syndrome...
  64. ncbi request reprint [Primary and secondary prevention procedures of temporo-mandibular joint disease in the evolutive age]
    D Ciavarella
    Dipartimento di Scienze Chirurgiche, Universita degli Studi di Foggia, Foggia, Italia
    Minerva Pediatr 61:93-7. 2009
    ..The aim of this work was to show how it is possible to intercept since primary teeth and the correct norms of primary and secondary prevention...
  65. ncbi request reprint Metastases in small thickness oral squamous-cell carcinoma arising in oral lichen planus
    M D Mignogna
    Department of Odontostomatological and Maxillofacial Sciences, University of Naples Federico II, School of Dentistry, Italy
    Med Oncol 18:159-63. 2001
    ....
  66. ncbi request reprint Nevoid basal cell carcinoma syndrome. Clinical findings in 37 Italian affected individuals
    L Lo Muzio
    Division of Oral Pathology and Medicine, University Federico II, Naples, Italy
    Clin Genet 55:34-40. 1999
    ..A future search based on mutation screening might establish a possible genotype phenotype correlation in Italian patients...
  67. ncbi request reprint Immunocytochemical detection of hMSH2 and hMLH1 expression in oral melanoma
    L Lo Muzio
    Department of Oral Medicine and Pathology, University of Naples Federico II, Faculty of Medicine and Surgery, Italy
    Anticancer Res 20:741-8. 2000
    ..To date few studies have been performed on hMSH2 and hMLH1 expression and melanoma of the head and neck region. A study of two cases revealed no mutations of the mismatch repair genes hMSH2 and hMLH1...
  68. ncbi request reprint Clinical guidelines in early detection of oral squamous cell carcinoma arising in oral lichen planus: a 5-year experience
    M D Mignogna
    Department of Oral Medicine and Pathology, Faculty of Medicine, School of Dentistry, University of Naples Federico II, Via Domenico Fontana 81 pal 10, 80128, Naples
    Oral Oncol 37:262-7. 2001
    ..5% of tumours as in situ OSCC, 38% as microinvasive OSCC, 28.5% as stage I OSCC and 4.7% as stage II OSCC, with a remarkable improvement in prognosis compared to our previous study in which we adopted different criteria...
  69. ncbi request reprint Clinical features of gingival pemphigus vulgaris
    M D Mignogna
    Department of Odontostomatology and Maxillofacial Surgery, University of Naples Federico II, School of Dentistry, Italy
    J Clin Periodontol 28:489-93. 2001
    ..Oral lesions are a hallmark of PV and occur in almost all cases, and represent the preliminary symptom in more than half of the patients. Gingival lesions are very common and, when solitary, often first recognized by periodontist...
  70. ncbi request reprint Orofacial granulomatosis with gingival onset
    M D Mignogna
    Researcher, Department of Odontostomatology and Maxillofacial Surgery, Division of Oral Medicine, University of Naples Federico II, School of Dentistry, Naples, Italy
    J Clin Periodontol 28:692-6. 2001
    ..Although rarely, a granular enlargements of the gingiva may be the first clinical manifestation of OFG, preceding other local or systemic manifestations...
  71. ncbi request reprint Costs and effectiveness in the care of patients with oral and pharyngeal cancer: analysis of a paradox
    M D Mignogna
    Division of Oral Medicine, Department of Odontostomatological and Maxillo Facial Sciences, University of Naples Federico II, Italy
    Eur J Cancer Prev 11:205-8. 2002
    ..These strategies should be directed at prevention and early diagnosis in order to increase patient survival and quality of life and decrease the consumption of health care resources...
  72. ncbi request reprint Sjögren's syndrome: the diagnostic potential of early oral manifestations preceding hyposalivation/xerostomia
    M D Mignogna
    Department of Odontostomatological and Maxillofacial Sciences, Section of Oral Medicine, University of Naples Federico II, Naples, Italy
    J Oral Pathol Med 34:1-6. 2005
    ....
  73. doi request reprint Topical retinoids in oral lichen planus treatment: an overview
    Massimo Petruzzi
    Dental Clinic, Faculty of Medicine and Surgery, University Aldo Moro, Bari, Italy
    Dermatology 226:61-7. 2013
    ..There is limited scientific evidence about topical treatment with retinoids. We conducted a literature review of data on the effectiveness and safety of topical retinoids in OLP patients...
  74. ncbi request reprint Nd:YAG laser for gingivectomy in Sturge-Weber syndrome
    Michele De Benedittis
    Oral Pathology and Medicine Section, Department of Odontostomatology and Surgery, University of Bari, Italy
    J Oral Maxillofac Surg 65:314-6. 2007
  75. ncbi request reprint Characterization of polyclonal antibodies raised against a linear peptide determinant of desmoglein-3
    Giovanni Angelini
    Department of Internal Medicine, Immunology and Infectious Diseases, Dermatology Section, Faculty of Medicine, University of Bari, P za G Cesare 11, 70124 Bari, Italy
    J Exp Ther Oncol 5:1-7. 2005
    ..The results show that the low-similarity Dsg3(49-60)REWVKFAKPCRE peptide does not elicit pathogenic antibodies...
  76. ncbi request reprint p53 and BCL-2 over-expression inversely correlates with histological differentiation in occupational ethmoidal intestinal-type sinonasal adenocarcinoma
    M Re
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Marche Polytechnic University, Ancona, Italy
    Int J Immunopathol Pharmacol 24:603-9. 2011
    ..The relationship between up-regulation of p53 and Bcl-2 and poorly differentiated ethmoidal adenocarcinoma suggests a role of these genes, in combination with additional genetic events, in the pathogenesis of ITAC...
  77. ncbi request reprint Activity and expression of nitric oxide synthase in rat bladder after sacral neuromodulation
    D Minardi
    Institute of Urology, Polytechnic University of the Marche Region, Ancona, Italy
    Int J Immunopathol Pharmacol 21:129-35. 2008
    ....
  78. ncbi request reprint Candida-associated denture stomatitis
    Carmen Salerno
    SUN Dipartimento di Discipline Odontostomatologiche, Ortodontiche e Chirurgiche, Universita degli Studi di Foggia, Foggia, Italy
    Med Oral Patol Oral Cir Bucal 16:e139-43. 2011
    ..A correct oral hygiene is important for the control of the bacterial biofilm present on the denture and on the oral mucosa and it is the fundamental base for the prophylaxis and the therapy of the Candida-associated denture stomatitis...
  79. doi request reprint Correlating low-similarity peptide sequences and HIV B-cell epitopes
    Darja Kanduc
    Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Ernesto Quagliariello, University of Bari, Italy
    Autoimmun Rev 7:291-6. 2008
    ..The present literature analysis provides relevant insights that may be applied to design anti-HCV therapeutic approaches exempt from autoimmune collateral effects...
  80. ncbi request reprint Candida-related denture stomatitis: a pilot study of the efficacy of an amorolfine antifungal varnish
    Lucio Milillo
    Department of Dentistry and Surgery, University of Bari, Italy
    Int J Prosthodont 18:55-9. 2005
    ..The aim of this study was to examine fingernail varnish, currently used for onychomycosis therapy, to reduce the fungal colonization in prosthetic biofilms...
  81. doi request reprint Oral manifestations of celiac disease
    Luca Pastore
    Department of Surgical Sciences, University of Foggia, Foggia, Italy
    J Clin Gastroenterol 42:224-32. 2008
    ..Also some oral ailments have been described in celiac patients. In this study, we review the papers that have reported oral manifestations in subjects with CD...
  82. ncbi request reprint Osteogenic properties of human dental pulp stem cells
    Giorgio Mori
    Department of Biomedical Science, University of Foggia Medical School, Foggia, Italy
    J Biol Regul Homeost Agents 24:167-75. 2010
    ..Finally, DPSCs can form mineralized matrix nodules that are a feature exclusive to osteoblasts. DPSCs could represent a potential source of osteoblasts to be used for bone regeneration...
  83. doi request reprint Nodular fasciitis of the face: aesthetic considerations
    L Chiarini
    Department of Dentistry and Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, University of Modena, Modena, Italy
    Aesthetic Plast Surg 32:560-2. 2008
    ..Both of these aspects, i.e. aesthetic implications and differential diagnosis, have been discussed...
  84. ncbi request reprint Eating disorders: a threat for women's health. Oral manifestations in a comprehensive overview
    L Lo Muzio
    Department of Surgical Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, School of Dentistry, University of Foggia, Italy
    Minerva Stomatol 56:281-92. 2007
    ..In this paper we will review and discuss all these aspects...
  85. ncbi request reprint Retrospective analysis of the influence of abutment structure design on the success of implant unit. A 3-year controlled follow-up study
    F Bambini
    Institute of Dental Sciences, University of Ancona, Ancona, Italy
    Clin Oral Implants Res 12:319-24. 2001
    ..Therefore, when hex systems are used, an x-ray, which verifies this correct situation, is always recommended during the follow-up...
  86. ncbi request reprint Warthin's tumour: a study of 78 cases with emphasis on bilaterality, multifocality and association with other malignancies
    E Maiorano
    Department of Pathological Anatomy and Genetics, Section of Pathological Anatomy, University of Bari, Policlinico, Piazza G Cesare 11, 70124 Bari, Italy
    Oral Oncol 38:35-40. 2002
    ..These usually consist in (bilateral) superficial parotidectomy and should be followed by long term follow up of the patients, in view of possible metachronous WTs, even after prolonged time intervals...
  87. ncbi request reprint Early clinical diagnosis of solitary plasmacytoma of the jaws: a case report with a six year follow-up
    L Lo Muzio
    Institute of Dental Sciences, University of Ancona, Italy
    Int J Oral Maxillofac Surg 30:558-60. 2001
    ..The purpose of this study is to report an extremely rare case of solitary bone plasmacytoma with a mandibular localization treated with radio- and polychemotherapy...
  88. ncbi request reprint Primary intraosseous carcinoma of the mandible: a case report
    L Lo Muzio
    Institute of Dentistry and Maxillofacial Surgery, University of Bari, Faculty of Medicine, Bari, Italy
    Oral Oncol 36:305-7. 2000
    ..Radiographically the lesion usually shows a fully enclosed, irregular pattern of bone destruction, even if sometimes the margins are well defined. The accepted treatment is radical surgery; but metastases could occur in lymph nodes...
  89. ncbi request reprint Systemic capsaicin for burning mouth syndrome: short-term results of a pilot study
    Massimo Petruzzi
    Department of Odontostomatology and Surgery, University of Bari, Italy
    J Oral Pathol Med 33:111-4. 2004
    ..We hypothesized that systemic administration of capsaicin could reduce the limitations of topical administration and have better therapeutic efficacy; this hypothesis was tested in a controlled trial...
  90. ncbi request reprint VEGF is likely a key factor in the link between inflammation and angiogenesis in psoriasis: results of an immunohistochemical study
    O Simonetti
    Clinica Dermatologica, Universita Politecnica delle Marche, Ancona, Italy
    Int J Immunopathol Pharmacol 19:751-60. 2006
    ..2 and 53+/-3.8; p=0.0001). In conclusion, we observed that VEGF overexpression correlated with HIF-1alpha and MMP-2 expression, underlining the role of VEGF in psoriasis as a key factor in the link between inflammation and angiogenesis...
  91. ncbi request reprint P53 and hMSH2 expression in basal cell carcinomas and malignant melanomas from photoexposed areas of head and neck region
    S Staibano
    Department of Biomorphological and Functional Sciences, Pathology Section, Faculty of Medicine and Surgery, University Federico II, Naples, Italy
    Int J Oncol 19:551-9. 2001
    ....
  92. doi request reprint HPV in oral squamous cell carcinoma vs head and neck squamous cell carcinoma biopsies: a meta-analysis (1988-2007)
    N Termine
    Department of Oral Sciences, Section of Oral Medicine, University of Palermo, Palermo, Italy
    Ann Oncol 19:1681-90. 2008
    ....
  93. ncbi request reprint p63 expression correlates with pathological features and biological behaviour of odontogenic tumours
    L Lo Muzio
    Histopathology 49:211-4. 2006
  94. ncbi request reprint Prognostic value of differential expression of Laminin-5 gamma2 in oral squamous cell carcinomas: correlation with survival
    A Gasparoni
    Dipartimento di Farmacologia G Segre Sezione di Anatomia, Universita degli Studi di Siena, 53100 Siena, Italy
    Oncol Rep 18:793-800. 2007
    ..The number of gamma2-positive cells also correlated with the histopathological pattern of invasion. Our results show that gamma2 may be a reliable prognostic tool for oral squamous cell carcinomas...
  95. ncbi request reprint Potential markers of tongue tumor progression selected by cDNA microarray
    F Carinci
    Section of Maxillofacial Surgery, University of Ferrara, Italy
    Int J Immunopathol Pharmacol 18:513-24. 2005
    ..In conclusion, we identified several genes differentially expressed in tumor progression which can potentially help in better classifying pre-malignant lesions and tongue SCCs...
  96. ncbi request reprint Novel mutation of the PTEN gene in an Italian Cowden's disease kindred
    S Scala
    Istituto Nazionale dei Tumori di Napoli, Fondazione Senatore Pascale, Via M Semmola, 80131 Napoli, Italy
    Int J Oncol 13:665-8. 1998
    ..Using reverse trancriptase-polymerase chain reaction, we detected the expression of the mutant allele in lymphocytes and pathological tissues from an affected member of the family...
  97. ncbi request reprint Coeliac disease: oral ulcer prevalence, assessment of risk and association with gluten-free diet in children
    G Campisi
    Department of Oral Sciences, University Hospital of Palermo, Palermo, Italy
    Dig Liver Dis 40:104-7. 2008
    ..Our objectives were to assess the prevalence of recurrent oral aphthous-like ulcers in coeliac disease patients living in the Mediterranean area, and to evaluate the impact of a gluten-free diet...
  98. ncbi request reprint HPV infection in relation to OSCC histological grading and TNM stage. Evaluation by traditional statistics and fuzzy logic model
    G Campisi
    Dipartimento di Scienze Stomatologiche, Universita di Palermo, Via del Vespro 129, 90127 Palermo, Italy
    Oral Oncol 42:638-45. 2006
    ..Also, FL seems to be an additional effective tool in analysing the relationship of HPV infection with correlates of OSCC...
  99. ncbi request reprint Catenin dislocation in oral pemphigus vulgaris
    M D Mignogna
    Department of Odontostomatology and Maxillofacial Sciences, University of Naples Federico II, Italy
    J Oral Pathol Med 30:268-74. 2001
    ..In PV patients, we detected a loss of membrane expression of these molecules with a progressive displacement of the signal toward the cytosol and, for gamma-catenin, nuclear dislocation, particularly in areas with intense acantholysis...
  100. doi request reprint Saliva variations in gastro-oesophageal reflux disease
    G Campisi
    Department Oral Sciences, University of Palermo, Via del Vespro 129, 90127 Palermo, Italy
    J Dent 36:268-71. 2008
    ..The main end-point of this study was to evaluate if a qualitative and quantitative alteration in salivary secretion exists in patients affected by GERD...
  101. ncbi request reprint Chromatin assembly factor-1 (CAF-1)-mediated regulation of cell proliferation and DNA repair: a link with the biological behaviour of squamous cell carcinoma of the tongue?
    S Staibano
    Department of Biomorphological and Functional Sciences, Federico II University, Pathology Section, Faculty of Medicine and Surgery, Naples, Italy
    Histopathology 50:911-9. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate its expression in SCC of the tongue...