Rosalia Maria Leonardi

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Affiliation: University of Catania
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Mandibular asymmetry treated with a modified activator appliance
    Rosalia Leonardi
    Orthodontics, University of Catania, Catania, Italy
    J Craniofac Surg 18:939-43. 2007
  2. ncbi request reprint Beta-catenin and survivin expression in keratocystic odontogenic tumor (KCOT). A comparative immunohistochemical study in primary, recurrent and nevoid basal cell carcinoma syndrome (NBCCS)-associated lesions
    R Leonardi
    Department of Medical and Surgical Science II Dental Unit University of Catania, Catania, Italy
    Histol Histopathol 28:1175-84. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Condyle fossa relationship associated with functional posterior crossbite, before and after rapid maxillary expansion
    Rosalia Leonardi
    Department of Orthodontics, University of Catania, Italy
    Angle Orthod 82:1040-6. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Immunolocalization of lubricin in the rat periodontal ligament during experimental tooth movement
    Rosalia Leonardi
    Department of Dentistry, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Catania, Policlinico Universitario, Catania, Italy
    Acta Histochem 114:700-4. 2012
  5. doi request reprint Lubricin in human temporomandibular joint disc: an immunohistochemical study
    Rosalia Leonardi
    Department of Dentistry, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Catania, Policlinico Universitario, Italy
    Arch Oral Biol 57:614-9. 2012
  6. pmc An evaluation of cellular neural networks for the automatic identification of cephalometric landmarks on digital images
    Rosalia Leonardi
    Istituto di II Clinica Odontoiatrica, Policlinico Citta Universitaria, Catania, Italy
    J Biomed Biotechnol 2009:717102. 2009
  7. doi request reprint The immunolocalization and possible role of c-Met (MET, hepatic growth factor receptor) in the developing human fetal mandibular condyle
    Rosalia Leonardi
    Department of Dentistry, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Catania, Policlinico Universitario, Italy
    Acta Histochem 112:482-8. 2010
  8. doi request reprint Nevoid Basal cell carcinoma syndrome: a cephalometric study of patients and controls
    Rosalia Leonardi
    Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences, II Dental Unity, University of Catania, Catania, Germany
    J Craniofac Surg 20:203-8. 2009
  9. doi request reprint Immunohistochemical localization of tissue inhibitor of matrix metalloproteinase-1 (TIMP-1) in human carious dentine
    Rosalia Leonardi
    Department of Dentistry, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Catania, Policlinico Universitario, Catania, Italy
    Acta Histochem 112:298-302. 2010
  10. doi request reprint Pressure alopecia from orthodontic headgear
    Rosalia Leonardi
    Professor and director of Post Graduate School, Department of Orthodontics, University of Catania, Catania, Italy
    Am J Orthod Dentofacial Orthop 134:456-8. 2008

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  1. ncbi request reprint Mandibular asymmetry treated with a modified activator appliance
    Rosalia Leonardi
    Orthodontics, University of Catania, Catania, Italy
    J Craniofac Surg 18:939-43. 2007
    ..The affected side showed remarkable condylar growth compared with the normal side. Seven years later, the correction of the mandibular asymmetry was stable and no relapse had occurred...
  2. ncbi request reprint Beta-catenin and survivin expression in keratocystic odontogenic tumor (KCOT). A comparative immunohistochemical study in primary, recurrent and nevoid basal cell carcinoma syndrome (NBCCS)-associated lesions
    R Leonardi
    Department of Medical and Surgical Science II Dental Unit University of Catania, Catania, Italy
    Histol Histopathol 28:1175-84. 2013
    ....
  3. doi request reprint Condyle fossa relationship associated with functional posterior crossbite, before and after rapid maxillary expansion
    Rosalia Leonardi
    Department of Orthodontics, University of Catania, Italy
    Angle Orthod 82:1040-6. 2012
    ..To investigate condylar symmetry and condyle fossa relationships in subjects with functional posterior crossbite comparing findings before and after rapid maxillary expansion (RME) treatment through low-dose computed tomography (CT)...
  4. doi request reprint Immunolocalization of lubricin in the rat periodontal ligament during experimental tooth movement
    Rosalia Leonardi
    Department of Dentistry, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Catania, Policlinico Universitario, Catania, Italy
    Acta Histochem 114:700-4. 2012
    ..Lubricin expression therefore seems related to PDL remodeling and tooth displacement following the application of an orthodontic force, and it appears that lubricin may play an important role during tooth movement...
  5. doi request reprint Lubricin in human temporomandibular joint disc: an immunohistochemical study
    Rosalia Leonardi
    Department of Dentistry, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Catania, Policlinico Universitario, Italy
    Arch Oral Biol 57:614-9. 2012
    ....
  6. pmc An evaluation of cellular neural networks for the automatic identification of cephalometric landmarks on digital images
    Rosalia Leonardi
    Istituto di II Clinica Odontoiatrica, Policlinico Citta Universitaria, Catania, Italy
    J Biomed Biotechnol 2009:717102. 2009
    ..Investigations on softcopy of digital cephalometric X-rays, to search more landmarks in order to enable a complete automatic cephalometric analysis, are strongly encouraged...
  7. doi request reprint The immunolocalization and possible role of c-Met (MET, hepatic growth factor receptor) in the developing human fetal mandibular condyle
    Rosalia Leonardi
    Department of Dentistry, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Catania, Policlinico Universitario, Italy
    Acta Histochem 112:482-8. 2010
    ....
  8. doi request reprint Nevoid Basal cell carcinoma syndrome: a cephalometric study of patients and controls
    Rosalia Leonardi
    Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences, II Dental Unity, University of Catania, Catania, Germany
    J Craniofac Surg 20:203-8. 2009
    ....
  9. doi request reprint Immunohistochemical localization of tissue inhibitor of matrix metalloproteinase-1 (TIMP-1) in human carious dentine
    Rosalia Leonardi
    Department of Dentistry, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Catania, Policlinico Universitario, Catania, Italy
    Acta Histochem 112:298-302. 2010
    ..Overall, these in vivo findings indicate a possible role for TIMP-1 in the pathology of adult human dental tissues following an injury such as a caries lesion...
  10. doi request reprint Pressure alopecia from orthodontic headgear
    Rosalia Leonardi
    Professor and director of Post Graduate School, Department of Orthodontics, University of Catania, Catania, Italy
    Am J Orthod Dentofacial Orthop 134:456-8. 2008
    ..Orthodontists should be aware that alopecia in predisposed patients can be caused by headgear...
  11. doi request reprint Synchronizing files or images among several computers or removable devices. A utility to avoid frequent back-ups
    Rosalia Leonardi
    Department of Surgery and Medicine, II Dental Unit, University of Catania, Catania, Italy
    Am J Orthod Dentofacial Orthop 133:920-1. 2008
    ..One way to solve this problem is to use software that synchronizes the files. This allows users to maintain updated versions of the same file in several locations...
  12. doi request reprint Landmark identification error in posteroanterior cephalometric radiography. A systematic review
    Rosalia Leonardi
    Department of Orthodontics, University of Catania, Catania, Italy
    Angle Orthod 78:761-5. 2008
    ..To evaluate the reliability of landmark identification in posteroanterior cephalometrics...
  13. doi request reprint MMP-13 (collagenase 3) localization in human temporomandibular joint discs with internal derangement
    Rosalia Leonardi
    Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences, II Dental Unity, University of Catania, Catania, Italy
    Acta Histochem 110:314-8. 2008
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  14. doi request reprint Automatic cephalometric analysis
    Rosalia Leonardi
    Department of Orthodontics, University of Catania, University of Catania, Catania, Italy
    Angle Orthod 78:145-51. 2008
    ..To describe the techniques used for automatic landmarking of cephalograms, highlighting the strengths and weaknesses of each one and reviewing the percentage of success in locating each cephalometric point...
  15. doi request reprint Rapid maxillary expansion affects the spheno-occipital synchondrosis in youngsters. A study with low-dose computed tomography
    Rosalia Leonardi
    Department of Orthodontics, University of Catania, Catania, Italy
    Angle Orthod 80:106-10. 2010
    ..To test the null hypothesis that the spheno-occipital synchondrosis does not show bony displacement in response to rapid maxillary expansion (RME) therapy in youngsters...
  16. doi request reprint Soft tissue changes following the extraction of premolars in nongrowing patients with bimaxillary protrusion. A systematic review
    Rosalia Leonardi
    Department of Orthodontics, University of Catania, Catania, Italy
    Angle Orthod 80:211-6. 2010
    ..To quantify the amount of perioral tissue changes following the extraction of four premolars in patients with bimaxillary protrusion who had nearly completed active growth...
  17. doi request reprint Accuracy of cephalometric landmarks on monitor-displayed radiographs with and without image emboss enhancement
    Rosalia Maria Leonardi
    Department of Orthodontics, University of Catania, Catania, Italy
    Eur J Orthod 32:242-7. 2010
    ..Unless more precise algorithms are designed, this feature should not be used for clinical or research purposes...
  18. doi request reprint Tumor necrosis factor-related apoptosis-inducing ligand expression correlates to temporomandibular joint disk degeneration
    Rosalia Leonardi
    Department of Dentistry, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Catania, Policlinico Universitario, Catania, Italy
    J Craniofac Surg 22:504-8. 2011
    ..617). Therefore, cell loss due to the involvement of TRAIL apoptotic pathway seems, in part, responsible for TMJ disk degeneration...
  19. doi request reprint Lubricin immunohistochemical expression in human temporomandibular joint disc with internal derangement
    Rosalia Leonardi
    Department of Dentistry, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Catania, Policlinico Universitario, Catania, Italy
    J Oral Pathol Med 40:587-92. 2011
    ..According to our findings, a longstanding TMJ disc injury, affects lubricin expression in the TMJ disc tissue and not its surfaces, moreover, lubricin immunostaining is not correlated to TMJ disc histopathological changes...
  20. doi request reprint An association between sella turcica bridging and dental transposition
    Rosalia Leonardi
    Department of Orthodontics and Clinical Gnathology, University of Catania, Catania, Italy
    Eur J Orthod 33:461-5. 2011
    ..As calcification and bridging of this region can present during early childhood, it may act as a useful diagnostic predictor of susceptibility to local dental problems...
  21. doi request reprint Early post-treatment changes of circumaxillary sutures in young patients treated with rapid maxillary expansion
    Rosalia Leonardi
    Department of Orthodontics, University of Catania, Italy
    Angle Orthod 81:36-41. 2011
    ..To test the null hypothesis that circumaxillary sutures do not show bony displacement in response to rapid maxillary expansion (RME) therapy...
  22. doi request reprint Limited fatty infiltration due to apoptosis in human degenerated temporomandibular joint disks: an immunohistochemical study
    Rosalia Leonardi
    Department of Dentistry, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Catania, Policlinico Universitario, Italy
    J Craniofac Surg 21:1508-11. 2010
    ..Hence, apart from the several factors that can trigger degeneration changes in TMJ disk, their appearance, spread, and permanence, at least for fatty degeneration, seem to be influenced by apoptosis...
  23. ncbi request reprint Temporomandibular joint disc: a proposed histopathological degeneration grading score system
    Rosalia Leonardi
    Department of Dentistry, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Catania, Policlinico Universitario, Catania, Italy
    Histol Histopathol 25:1117-22. 2010
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  24. doi request reprint MMP-13 expression in keratocyst odontogenic tumour associated with NBCCS and sporadic keratocysts
    R Leonardi
    Department of Medical and Surgical Science, II Dental Unit University of Catania, Catania, Italy
    Oral Dis 16:795-800. 2010
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  25. ncbi request reprint Alignment of a buccally displaced maxillary canine in the late mixed dentition with a modified utility arch: a patient report
    Rosalia Leonardi
    Department of Surgery and Medicine, University of Catania, Catania, Italy
    World J Orthod 11:185-90. 2010
    ..The result of this approach proves that a custom-designed utility arch allows the distal movement of a buccally displaced canine, while at the same time increasing the maxillary arch length...
  26. doi request reprint Occurrence and regional distribution of TRAIL and DR5 on temporomandibular joint discs: comparison of disc derangement with and without reduction
    Rosalia Leonardi
    Department of Dentistry, University of Catania, Faculty of Dentistry, Policlinico Universitario, Catania, Italy
    Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod 109:244-51. 2010
    ..It has been suggested to be a major contributing factor to tissue degeneration...
  27. ncbi request reprint A histochemical survey of the human temporomandibular joint disc of patients with internal derangement without reduction
    Rosalia Leonardi
    Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Catania, Catania, Italy
    J Craniofac Surg 18:1429-33. 2007
    ..Moreover, disc derangement without reduction is characterized also by a change in cell population phenotype...
  28. ncbi request reprint A late-developing supernumerary premolar
    Rosalia Leonardi
    Orthodontics, University of Catania, Via S Sofia 78, Policlinico, 95125 Catania, Italy
    J Clin Orthod 38:331-2. 2004
  29. ncbi request reprint Expression of heat shock protein 27 (HSP27) in human temporomandibular joint discs of patients with internal derangement
    Rosalia Leonardi
    Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences, II Dental Unity, University of Catania, Catania, Italy
    J Craniofac Surg 13:713-7; discussion 718-20. 2002
    ..In fact HSP27 up-regulates in internal derangement specimens with major histopathological changes; on the other hand, it is not expressed or only weakly expressed in TMJ discs of fetuses and normal TMJ discs...
  30. ncbi request reprint Expression of vascular endothelial growth factor in human dysfunctional temporomandibular joint discs
    R Leonardi
    Department of Orthodontics, University of Catania, College of Dentistry, Italy
    Arch Oral Biol 48:185-92. 2003
    ..Therefore VEGF expression by disc chondrocyte-like cells might reflect the action of the cytokine as an inducer of angiogenesis and as an autocrine signal for cells of the chondrogenic lineage...
  31. ncbi request reprint [Oral-facial-digital syndrome type I. A case report]
    R Leonardi
    Cattedra di Ortodonzia, Istituto di II Clinica Odontoiatrica, Universita degli Studi di Catania, Catania, Italy
    Minerva Stomatol 53:185-9. 2004
    ..This dental anomaly is very unusual because in literature only supernumerary cuspids are reported. In the light of this case, the authors discuss the oral phenotypic expression of ofd1 gene and its role in human odontogenesis...
  32. ncbi request reprint Fibronectin upregulation in human temporomandibular joint disks with internal derangement
    Rosalia Leonardi
    Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences, II Dental Unit, University of Catania, Catania, Italy
    J Craniofac Surg 15:678-83; discussion 684-5. 2004
    ....
  33. ncbi request reprint Interactive online program to improve cephalometric tracing skills
    Rosalia Leonardi
    Department of Orthodontics, Catania Dental College, University of Catania, Catania, Italy
    Am J Orthod Dentofacial Orthop 126:256-8. 2004
    ..It also allows instructors to update the collection of cases available to students for practice...
  34. ncbi request reprint Immunolocalization of heat shock protein 27 in developing jaw bones and tooth germs of human fetuses
    R Leonardi
    Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences, II Dental Unit, University of Catania, Catania, Italy
    Calcif Tissue Int 75:509-16. 2004
    ..The specific regional and temporal expression patterns of Hsp27 during tooth development sustains that this small Hsp might be related to the morphogenesis and cytodifferentiation processes of tooth germs...
  35. ncbi request reprint Collagenase-3 (MMP-13) is expressed in periapical lesions: an immunohistochemical study
    R Leonardi
    Department of Medical and Surgical Science, II Dental Unit, University of Catania, Catania, Italy
    Int Endod J 38:297-301. 2005
    ..To determine whether or not matrix metalloproteinase 13 (MMP-13) is present in periapical granulomas with and without epithelium...
  36. ncbi request reprint MMP-13 (collagenase 3) immunolocalisation during initial orthodontic tooth movement in rats
    Rosalia Leonardi
    Department of Surgery and Medicine, II Dental Unit, University of Catania, Via S Sofia N 78, Policlinico Universitario, 95125 Catania, Italy
    Acta Histochem 109:215-20. 2007
    ..Since this increase in MMP-13 immunolabelling occurred very early following the application of an orthodontic force in both PDL and alveolar bone, this would indicate that MMP-13 might play an important role during tooth movement...
  37. doi request reprint Skeletal anomalies and normal variants in patients with palatally displaced canines
    Rosalia Leonardi
    Department of Orthodontics, University of Catania, Catania, Italy
    Angle Orthod 79:727-32. 2009
    ..To test the null hypothesis that there is no increased prevalence of skeletal anomalies and/or normal variants as evidenced by the cephalometric radiographs of patients with palatally displaced canines (PDC)...
  38. ncbi request reprint A sella turcica bridge in subjects with dental anomalies
    Rosalia Leonardi
    Department of Orthodontics, Dental College, University of Catania, Rome, Italy
    Eur J Orthod 28:580-5. 2006
    ..The very early appearance during development of a sella turcica bridge should alert clinicians to possible tooth anomalies in life later...
  39. doi request reprint Immunolocalization and expression of lubricin in the bilaminar zone of the human temporomandibular joint disc
    Rosalia Leonardi
    Department of Dentistry, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Catania, Policlinico Universitario, Italy
    Acta Histochem 114:1-5. 2012
    ..Lubricin may have a role in normal disc posterior attachment physiology through the prevention of cellular adhesion as well as providing lubrication during normal bilaminar zone function...
  40. ncbi request reprint Detection of vascular endothelial growth factor/ vascular permeability factor in periapical lesions
    R Leonardi
    Cattedra di Ortognatodonzia, University of Catania, Italy
    J Endod 29:180-3. 2003
    ..We hypothesize, therefore, that VEGF/VPF expression plays an important role in the pathogenesis of periapical granulomas and enlargement of radicular cysts by several mechanisms...
  41. ncbi request reprint Heat shock protein 27 expression in the epithelium of periapical lesions
    R Leonardi
    Cattedra di Ortognatodonzia, Policlinico, , , Italy
    J Endod 27:89-92. 2001
    ..HSP27 may play several roles in periapical lesions that include contributing to the migration of epithelial cell rests and an increased resistance both to necrotic and apoptotic cell deaths...
  42. ncbi request reprint Bilateral hyperplasia of the mandibular coronoid processes associated with the nevoid basal cell carcinoma syndrome in an Italian boy
    R Leonardi
    Department of Orthodontics, Istituto di II Clinica Odontoiatrica, Policlinico, Catania University, Viale A Doria 6, Catania, Italy
    Br Dent J 190:349-50. 2001
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  43. ncbi request reprint Histochemical study of the elastic fibers in pathologic human temporomandibular joint discs
    R Leonardi
    Cattedra di Ortognatodonzia, Universita di Catania, Catania, Italy
    J Oral Maxillofac Surg 59:1186-92. 2001
    ....
  44. ncbi request reprint Immunolocalization of vimentin and alpha-smooth muscle actin in dysfunctional human temporomandibular joint disc samples
    R Leonardi
    Department of Orthodontics, Policlinico Citta Universitaria, University of Catania, Viale A Doria n 6, Catania, Italy
    J Oral Rehabil 29:282-6. 2002
    ..The plasticity of disc cell populations which evolve towards a different phenotype when subjected to action of macro- and micro-environmental factors is also supported...
  45. ncbi request reprint Epiphysis and metaphysis extraction and classification by adaptive thresholding and DoG filtering for automated skeletal bone age analysis
    D Giordano
    Dipartimento Ingegneria Informatica e delle Telecomunicazioni, University of Catania, Catania 95125, Italy
    Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc 2007:6552-7. 2007
    ....
  46. pmc TRAIL, DR5 and caspase 3-dependent apoptosis in vessels of diseased human temporomandibular joint disc. An immunohistochemical study
    C Loreto
    Department of Anatomy, Diagnostic Pathology, Forensic Medicine, Hygiene and Public Health, University of Catania, Via S Sofia 87, Catania, Italy
    Eur J Histochem 54:e40. 2010
    ....
  47. ncbi request reprint Chondrocyte-like apoptosis in temporomandibular joint disc internal derangement as a repair-limiting mechanism. An in vivo study
    C Loreto
    Department of Anatomy, Diagnostic Pathology, Forensic Medicine, Hygiene and Public Health, University of Catania, Catania, Italy
    Histol Histopathol 24:293-8. 2009
    ..The apoptotic death of chondrocyte-like cells, which is at least partly regulated by TRAIL and its death receptor, appears to underpin the failed disc repair, eventually leading to its perforation...
  48. ncbi request reprint A cross-sectional study of workers with occupational exposure to petroleum derivatives
    C Fenga
    Institute of Occupational Medicine, University of Messina
    Boll Soc Ital Biol Sper 76:67-72. 2000
    ..Therefore it was concluded that also in absence of clinical skin manifestation the exposure to gasoline determines an involvement of keratinocytes on molecular basis...
  49. ncbi request reprint Simultaneous leiomyoma and controlateral smooth muscle hyperplasia of the epididymis: a case report
    S Lanzafame
    Department G F Ingrassia, Section of Anatomic Pathology, University of Catania, Italy
    Pathologica 101:119-22. 2009
    ..The latter finding suggested non-neoplastic hyperplasia of the smooth muscle fibres of the epididymis. At 6 months after surgery, ultrasound of the scrotum showed no evidence of recurrent lesions...
  50. ncbi request reprint Cellular S-100 protein immunostaining in human dysfunctional temporomandibular joint discs
    R Leonardi
    Institute of Orthodontics, University of Catania, Viale A Doria, Via Biblioteca 4, Catania, Italy
    Arch Oral Biol 45:411-8. 2000
    ....
  51. doi request reprint Hepatocyte growth factor receptor, c-Met, in human embryo salivary glands. An immunohistochemical study
    C Loreto
    Department of Anatomy, Diagnostic Pathology, Forensic Medicine, Hygiene and Public Health, University of Catania, 95123 Catania, Italy
    Anat Histol Embryol 39:173-7. 2010
    ..Strong c-Met immunopositivity in the glands demonstrated that the molecule is involved in their development and suggested a role for the c-Met/HGF system in this process...
  52. ncbi request reprint Short-term effects of the activator in skeletal class II division 1 patients with different vertical skeletal pattern. A retrospective study
    M Greco
    Department of Orthodontics, University of Catania, Catania, Italy
    Minerva Stomatol 59:61-74. 2010
    ....
  53. ncbi request reprint Immunolocalization of CD44s in human teeth
    Rosalia Leonardi
    II Dental Unit, University of Catania, Policlinico Universitario, Italy
    Acta Histochem 108:425-9. 2006
    ..CD44s may be involved in tooth cell differentiation and later in cell-matrix interaction and in the accumulation of inflammatory cells in the extravascular connective tissue in these sites...
  54. ncbi request reprint Delayed eruption of a maxillary second premolar due to a late bud
    Rosalia Leonardi
    Catania Dental College, University of Catania, Policlinico, Via S Sofia 78, 95123 Catania, Italy
    J Clin Orthod 41:597-600. 2007
  55. ncbi request reprint Intracapsular fractures of mandibular condyle: diagnosis, treatment, and anatomical and pathological evaluations
    Piero Cascone
    Cattedra di Chirurgia Maxillo Facciale, Universita di Roma, La Sapienza, Italy
    J Craniofac Surg 14:184-91. 2003
    ..Thus, timeliness and accuracy of the diagnosis of condylar localized fracture are most important, as are correct diagnosis and treatment before the onset of degenerative anatomicopathological lesions...
  56. ncbi request reprint Palatally displaced canine anomaly in monozygotic twins
    Rosalia Leonardi
    University of Catania, Catania, Italy
    Angle Orthod 73:466-70. 2003
    ..The finding of PDC anomaly in MZ twins--to our knowledge, the first such published case--lends further support to evidence of genetic control of the PDC anomaly...
  57. ncbi request reprint Bilateral hyperplasia of the mandibular coronoid processes in patients with nevoid basal cell carcinoma syndrome: an undescribed sign
    Rosalia Leonardi
    Am J Med Genet 110:400-3. 2002
  58. ncbi request reprint Prognostic value of HSP27 in head and neck squamous cell carcinoma: a retrospective analysis of 57 tumours
    Lorenzo Lo Muzio
    Department of Surgical Sciences, University of Foggia, Foggia, Italy
    Anticancer Res 26:1343-9. 2006
    ..The aims of the present study were to assess the prevalence of HSP27 expression in oral squamous cell carcinoma (OSCC) and to verify whether HSP27 can be considered to be a marker of prognosis in patients with OSCC...
  59. ncbi request reprint p63 overexpression associates with poor prognosis in head and neck squamous cell carcinoma
    Lorenzo Lo Muzio
    Department of Surgical Science, University of Foggia, Foggia 71100, Italy
    Hum Pathol 36:187-94. 2005
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  60. ncbi request reprint Levels of matrix metalloproteinases 1 and 2 in human gingival crevicular fluid during initial tooth movement
    Giuseppina Cantarella
    Department of Pharmacology, University of Catania, Catania, Italy
    Am J Orthod Dentofacial Orthop 130:568.e11-6. 2006
    ....
  61. ncbi request reprint Effect of c-Met expression on survival in head and neck squamous cell carcinoma
    Lorenzo Lo Muzio
    University of Foggia, Foggia, Italy
    Tumour Biol 27:115-21. 2006
    ..036). On the basis of these results, it is possible to suggest c-Met as an early marker of poor prognosis, a hallmark of aggressive biological behavior in OSCC, suggested to be useful in identifying cases of OSCC before the relapse...