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June, 2019, Vol. 21, No. 2



The topical effect of chlorhexidine and povidone-iodine in the repair of oral wounds. A review
Dieni da Silveira Teixeira, Maria Antonia Zancanaro de Figueiredo, Karen Cherubini, Sílvia Dias de Oliveira, Fernanda Gonçalves Salum


Dental anxiety and self-perceived stress in Lithuanian University of Health sciences hospital patients. A cross-sectional study
Ignas Barauskas, Kamilė Barauskienė, Gintaras Janužis


Effects of fruit drinks on surface roughness of two esthetic restorative materials
Faika Y. Abdelmegid, Fouad S. Salama, Mohammad M. Al-Jameel, Talal T. Al-Rasheed, Mohamed A. El-Sharawy



Diagnostic sequence for early diagnosis of neurofibromatosis type 1 using NIH criteria
Tiago Novaes Pinheiro, Fernanda Vicioni-Marques, Flavio Tendolo Fayad, Pedro Henrique Ribeiro Arantes, Juliana Arid, Mariana de Oliveira Daltoé, Fabio Marinho Furtado, Fabrício Kitazono de Carvalho


Mandibular buccal bifurcation cyst: Case report and literature review
Larissa Porto Lima, Henrique Côrtes Meira, Tânia Mara Pimenta Amaral, Patrícia Carlos Caldeira, Evandro Neves Abdo, Cláudia Borges Brasileiro


Prosthetic solution for fixed full-arch maxillary prosthesis with implant divergent parallelism greater than 45°. A case report
Gustavo Frainer Barbosa, Daniele Pereira Dotto


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Diagnostic sequence for early diagnosis of neurofibromatosis type 1 using NIH criteria

Tiago Novaes Pinheiro1, Fernanda Vicioni-Marques2, Flavio Tendolo Fayad1, Pedro Henrique Ribeiro Arantes1, Juliana Arid2, Mariana de Oliveira Daltoé2, Fabio Marinho Furtado3, Fabrício Kitazono de Carvalho2


Early diagnosis of neurofibromatosis is significant to start the multidisciplinary approach of this type of patient. This syndrome may be first identified in pediatric dental care. This study is about a 9-year-old patient who was diagnosed with neurofibromatosis type 1 from a plexiform neurofibroma displayed in the left hemi-maxilla. From the microscopic diagnosis of the lesion the investigation of other related injuries began, according to the diagnostic criteria of the National Institute of Health (NIH), leading to the diagnosis of systemic alterations. The parental awareness about the condition and the establishment of multidisciplinary care are important for the treatment to be more conservative and the patient has fewer complications with better quality of life. The use of the diagnostic criteria in this case shows how methodization is important for reaching more accurate and reliable diagnoses.

Key words: Child, Diagnosis, Neurofibromatosis, Oral Pathology, Plexiform neurofibroma.

Received: 18 05 2018

Accepted for publishing: 21 06 2019

1Oral Pathology and Oral Medicine, Amazonas State University, Manaus, Brazil

2Department of Pediatric Dentistry, University of São Paulo – School of Dentistry of Ribeirão Preto, Ribeirão Preto, SP, Brazil 3Santa Rita Hospital residency at Maringá, PR, Brazil

Address correspondence to Fabrício Kitazono de Carvalho, University of São Paulo – School of Dentistry of Ribeirão Preto Avenida do Café S/N, 14040-904 Ribeirão Preto, SP, Brazil.

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