International Journal of

Oral & Maxillofacial Pathology


Prof. (Dr.) Madhusudan S Astekar, MDS, (Ph.D.),

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Prof.Dr. Vineet Dhar, MDS, Ph.D. University of Maryland Dental School, Baltimore, USA.

Dr. Praveen Arany, MDS,, Ph.D., Harvard University, Cambridge, USA.

Assistant Editors

Dr. Gayathri Ramesh, MDS,

Dr. Charan Babu HS, MDS,

Dr. Asha Anand Joshi, MDS,

Editorial Board

Dr. Shilesh Kuduva, Prof & Head,

Dr. Shridhar Gadiputi, Prof,

Dr. Manjunath BS, MDS,

Dr. Meghanand Nayak, MDS,

Editorial Consultants

Dr. Yadav NS, Director & Head,

Dr. Bailoor DN, Prof & Head,

Dr. Indushekar KR, Prof & Head,

Dr. Dinakar J, Prof & Head,

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Dr. Shashikanth MC, Prof & Head,

Dr. Raghunath Reddy, Prof & Head,

Dr. Pavan Kumar, MDS,

Dr. Kiran Kumar, Prof & Head,

Dr. Rajan SY, Prof & Head,

Dr. Raju HG Prof & Head,

Dr. Narayan H. Gandedkar. MDS,

Editorial Advisors

Dr. Brave VR, Prof & Head,

Dr. Vanaki SS, Prof & Head,

Dr. Puranik R, Prof,

Dr. Vidya, Prof,

Dr. Subramanyam RV, Prof & Head,

Dr. Nainani Prof & Head,

Dr. Vandana Raghunath, Prof & Head,

Dr. Sanjay Murgod, Prof,

Dr. Shilpa Patel, Prof & Head,

Dr. Kiran Kumar K, MDS,

Dr. Simarpreet Virk Sandhu, Prof & Head,

Dr. Sudeendra Prabhu, MDS,

International Journal of

Oral & Maxillofacial Pathology

International Editorial Board

1. Dr. Sertan Ergun, Turkey
2. Dr. Fernanda Giudice, Brazil
3. Dr. Peter Reichart, Switzerland
4. Dr. Felice Femiano, Italy
5. Dr. Ponlatham Chaiyarit, Thailand
6. Dr. Ying-Chu Lin, Taiwan
7. Dr. Jan Michael Hirsch Sweden
8. Dr. Hamid Jafarzadeh, Iran
9. Dr. Giuseppina Campisi, Italy
10. Dr. Jiiang-Huei Jeng, Taiwan
11. Dr. Li Longjiang, China
12. Dr. Raquel Pinheiro, Brazil
13. Dr. Celina faig, Brazil
14. Dr. Deepak, USA
15. Dr. Jair Carneiro Leao, Brazil
16. Dr. Takeshi Toyoshima, Japan
17. Dr. AliKhan Khuwaja, Pakistan
18. Dr. Yuk-Kwan Chen, Taiwan
19. Dr. Marcio Lopes, Brazil
20. Dr. Joel Schwartz, Chicago
21. Dr. Avi Zini, Israe
22. Dr. Peer Kämmerer, Germany
23. Dr. Christel Herold-Mende, Germany
24. Dr. Bina Raju-Liverpool, UK
25. Dr. Dipak Sapkota, Norway
26. Dr. Desirée Rosa C, Brasil
27. Dr. Kívia Linhares F, Brazil
28. Dr. Velia A. ramìrez A, Mexico
29. Dr. Ricardo Carneiro B, Brazil
30. Dr. Zeng-Tong Zhou, China
31. Dr. Jean Nunes dos Santos, Brasil
32. Dr. Ivona Bago, Croatia
33. Dr. Luis Silva Monteiro, Portugese
34. Dr. Tino Just, Germany
35. Dr. Bin Cheng, China
36. Dr. Carla Loreto, Italy
37. Dr. Pornpan Youngnak, Thailand
38. Dr. Donia Sadri, Iran
39. Dr. Maria Auxiliadora Vieira do, Brazil
40. Dr. Gilson Cesar Nobre Franco, Brazil
41. Dr. Neha Goswami, USA
42. Dr. Nooshin Mohtasham, Iran
43. Dr. Toru Nagao, Japan
44. Dr. Božana Lončar, Croatia
45. Dr. Yuval Vered, Israel
46. Dr. Gonca Mumcu, Turkey
47. Dr. Pouria Motahhar, Iran
48. Dr. Cristiane Miranda, Franca
49. Dr. Marcio Diniz Freitas- Spain
50. Dr. Ratthapong Worawongvasu, Thailand
51. Dr. Jozef, Germany
52. Dr. Ricardo Alves Mesquita, Brazil
53. Dr. Domenico Compilato, Italy
54. Dr. Nicoletta Termine, Italy
55. Dr. Giuseppe Pannone, Italy
56. Dr. Lobna Abdel Aziz, Egypt
57. Dr. SriLata Bhargav, Japan
58. Dr. Anupama S Nadig, London
59. Dr. Manu Singal, UK

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Oral & Maxillofacial Pathology

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1. Letter From Editor-In-Chief

Madhusudan Astekar

Research Article

2. Altered Trace Element Level and Antioxidant Activity in whole blood of Oral Leukoplakia and Cancer patients in comparison with healthy controls

Niharika Swain, Jay Gopal Ray

3. Endemic dental and skeletal fluorosis: Effects of high ground water fluoride in some North Indian villages

Apurva K Srivastava, Aditi Singh, Subhash Yadav, Asha Mathur

Review Article

4. A silent killer in the laboratory Formaldehyde: Review of effects and management

Jayalakshmi K, Ravikumar H, Jaya Naidu, Raju Raghavendra

Case Report

5. Dentigerous Cyst in Maxillary Sinus: A Rare Occurrence

Girish G, Mahesh Kumar R, Umashankar DN, Rashi Sharma, Veeresh M, Ambika Bhandari

6. Oral Cheilitis Glandularis: A Case Report

Gadiputi Sreedhar, Sumalatha MN.

7. Peripheral Squamous Odontogenic Tumor: A Rare Case Report

Bal Reddy P, Rajinikanth M, Shyam NDVN, Anil K.

8. Plasmablastic Lymphoma of Gingiva as Primary Oral Manifestation in Previously Undiagnosed HIV Patient A Case Report

Kamlesh N. Dekate, Vineet Kini, Shwetha V. Kumar, Jigna Pathak, Leela Poonja

9. Mural Adenomatoid Odontogenic Tumor in the Mandible - A Rare Case

Komal Khot, Pavitra A Vibhakar

10. Bilateral Fusion of the Mandibular Primary Incisors: A Case Report

Vajendra Joshi, Kalwa Pavankumar, Venkata Ramana, Shalini Joshi, Saritha M

Brief Communication

11. Evidenced Based Education in Dentistry: Can it be Implemented in India?

Durgesh N Bailoor

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