Noma

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Noma

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The terms "Noma" returned 21 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Noma as a complication of false teeth (Ebiino) extraction: a case report.
 

Author(s): Martin Tungotyo

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Ebiino, also known as false tooth extraction, is a traditional practice done mainly in the remote areas of African countries, including Uganda. It involves the extraction of tooth buds in babies with common childhood illnesses such as fever, cough, and diarrhea. It is thought that ...

Last Updated: 17 Apr 2017

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Apnoeic oxygenation in noma patients.
 

Author(s): A Braga, G Rodney, G Hotvedt, D R Ball

Journal: Anaesthesia. 2015 Jun;70(6):754-5.

 

Last Updated: 11 May 2015

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Noma affected children from Niger have distinct oral microbial communities based on high-throughput sequencing of 16S rRNA gene fragments.
 

Author(s): Katrine L Whiteson, Vladimir Lazarevic, Manuela Tangomo-Bento, Myriam Girard, Heather Maughan, Didier Pittet, Patrice Francois, Jacques Schrenzel,

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We aim to understand the microbial ecology of noma (cancrum oris), a devastating ancient illness which causes severe facial disfigurement in>140,000 malnourished children every year. The cause of noma is still elusive. A chaotic mix of microbial infection, oral hygiene and weakened ...

Last Updated: 5 Dec 2014

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The terms "Noma" returned 7 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

A Review on Noma: A Recent Update.
 

Author(s): Nipun Ashok, Bassel Tarakji, Shourouk Darwish, Jean C Rodrigues, Mohammad A Altamimi

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Noma is a gangrenous infection primarily affecting under developed countries. The aim of this paper was to review all recent articles on noma from January 2003 to August 2014 and briefly update the latest information related to the topic. A literature search was done on PUBMED using ...

Last Updated: 17 Nov 2015

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[Noma/Cancrum oris: a neglected disease].
 

Author(s): Maria García-Moro, Enrique García-Merino, Angel Martín-Del-Rey, Enrique García-Sánchez, José Elías García-Sánchez

Journal: Rev Esp Quimioter. 2015 Oct;28(5):225-34.

 

Noma is an aggressive orofacial gangrenous pathology that damages hard and soft tissues of the mouth and the face. Throughout the centuries it has been present around the globe, but nowadays it has practically disappeared from developed countries and mainly affects children from the ...

Last Updated: 6 Oct 2015

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A case and review of noma.
 

Author(s): Joseph E Tonna, Matthew R Lewin, Brett Mensh

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Last Updated: 4 Jan 2011

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