Bashar Hamid Abdullah

Department of Periodontics and Oral Pathology, College of Dentistry, University of Baghdad, Iraq


  • Research   
    The Role of Epithelial Mesenchymal Transition Process in Inflammatory Gingival Hyperplasia
    Author(s): Lina Ibtesam Khalid*, Saif S Saliem and Bashar Hamid Abdullah

    Background: Gingival enlargement, the currently accepted terminology or an increase in the size of the gingiva. Local and systemic factors influence the gingival conditions of the patient. These factors result in a spectrum of diseases that can be developmental, reactive and inflammatory to neoplastic. Inflammatory gingival enlargement is the most common one; it is an inflammatory restraint to local irritant correlating with the gingiva. Material and method: The study involved 15 tissue blocks of inflammatory gingival hyperplasia taken from the archives of oral pathology, laboratory of oral diagnosis department, collage of dentistry/university of Baghdad. Immunohistochemical expression of Vimentin, E-Chdaherin and α-SMA was assessed. Results: Vimentin and E-Chadherin immunoreactivity of the connective tissue .. Read More»

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