This current issue of the African Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology and Medicine (AJOMPM) consist mostly of the research work presented at the 2nd Conference of the IAOP- African held in Ghana in August 2017. The manuscripts published are in line with the journal’s aims to provide our readers with current research findings that will impact positively on the practice of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology/Medicine, Forensic Odontology, Oral Biology and Oral/Maxillofacial Radiology worldwide.

The journal manuscripts include recent researches on the diagnosis of orofacial cancer in younger age group, pigmented oral lesion in sero-positive HIV patients, a review of ameloblastoma in a Nigerian population, and records of lip imprint for diagnosis and forensic analysis. In addition, some interesting case reports of salivary gland tumours were presented in the journal for our readers.

 

 

 

Prof. Ojo M.A.
Editor-in-Chief

Vol 2 No 1 & 2 (2016): Afri J Oral Maxillofac Path. Med. Vol 2, Issues 1& 2, Jan - Dec 2016

The third and fourth issues of the African Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology and Medicine (AJOMPM) have been published together as volume 2 issues 1 and 2, 2016. The journal aims to continuously provide our readers with current research findings that will impact positively on the practice of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology/Medicine, Forensic Odontology, Oral Biology and Oral/Maxillofacial Radiology worldwide. The third issue of the journal (Vol 2, Issue 1, 2016) focuses on recent researches on the diagnosis of orofacial lesions, including rare parotid and maxillary tumours, salivary gland tumours in unusual sites, periapical infections and management of psychological halitosis.

In addition, diagnostic imaging of oral and maxillofacial diseases, immunohistochemical marker that explains molecular basis for differentiating salivary tumours, cervicofacial necrotizing fasciitis an uncommon sequelae of
odontogenic infection and some interesting case reports that could not be jettisoned are presented in the fourth issue of the journal (Vol 2, Issue 2, 2016). These research contributions presented in these current issues of the journal are from specialties in areas subscribed to by the journal. Happy reading.

Published: 2017-07-24

DIAGNOSTIC CONCORDANCE CHARACTERISTICS OF OROFACIAL LESIONS SEEN IN LAGOS UNIVERSITY TEACHING HOSPITAL

Emeka C I, Effiom O A, Gbotolorun O M, Oluwakuyide R, Adeyemi M O, Olojede A C, Odukoya O

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SALIVARY GLAND NEOPLASMS IN UNUSUAL SITES IN THE HEAD AND NECK REGION: A REVIEW OF 57 CASES IN IBADAN

Akinyamoju A O, Akinyamoju A O, Lawal A O, Kolude B, Adisa A O, Adeyemi B F

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