Noma

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Noma

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Noma" returned 22 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: 31 Dec 1969

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Noma in a child with acute leukaemia: when the 'face of poverty' finds an ally.
 

Author(s): Amitabh Singh, Anirban Mandal, Rachna Seth, Sushil Kumar Kabra

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A 2-year-6-month old, appropriately immunised, well-thriving boy, symptomatic for the past 6 months, presented with recurrent fever, progressive pallor, lymphadenopathy and a raw area on the right cheek, with discharging sinus. The necrotising infection of the face developed after ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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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: 31 Dec 1969

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The terms "Noma" returned 8 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Noma: Overview of a Neglected Disease and Human Rights Violation.
 

Author(s): M Leila Srour, Klaas Marck, Denise Baratti-Mayer

Journal: Am. J. Trop. Med. Hyg.. 2017 Feb;96(2):268-274.

 

Noma is an orofacial gangrene affecting malnourished children and mainly observed in tropical countries, particularly sub-Saharan Africa. Epidemiological data on noma are scarce, but a current estimate of the global incidence is 30,000-40,000 cases per year, with a mortality rate ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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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: 31 Dec 1969

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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: 31 Dec 1969

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