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Periodontal health status of patients with Maxillary Chronic Rhinosinusitis (Part 1: Clinical study)

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Background: Periodontal diseases (PD) are inflammatory conditions of the tissues supporting the teeth, most often gingivitis and periodontitis. Maxillary chronic rhinosinusitis (MCRS) is the inflammation of the maxillary sinuses which is last for at least 12 consecutive weeks duration. Aims of study: Distribution of periodontal diseases among patients with Maxillary chronic rhinosinusitis according to gender and age.Materials and methods: Males and females subjects (25-45 years), divided into two groups; 150 patients suffer from MCRS and 130 subjects without MCRS. Clinical periodontal parameters; Plaque Index (PL.I), Gingival Index (G.I), Probing Pocket Depth (PPD), Clinical Attachment Level (CAL) and Bleeding On Probing (BOP) recorded for four sites per tooth except third molars for all subjects, according to this examination groups were divided into four subgroups: clinically Healthy periodontium, Gingivitis, Chronic periodontitis CP.1, when PPD mean is (4-6 mm) and CP.2, when it is (> 6mm).Results: (75.33%) of patients with MCRS had periodontal diseases, highest percentage (48%) had Gingivitis, number of females more than males, percentages of females with clinically Healthy periodontium and Gingivitis were higher. Subjects without MCRS demonstrated highest percentage (56.92%) with clinically Healthy periodontium. Significant and highly significant differences between the 2 groups in PL.I, G.I, PPD and CAL at all subgroups except BOP score1 revealed non significant differences. Conclusion: 75.33% of patients with MCRS have periodontal diseases with greater PL.I, G.I, PPD and CAL when compared with subjects without MCRS. There is relation between periodontal diseases and MCRS


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Measurement of serum Superoxide dismutase levels in women with polycystic ovarian syndrome and chronic periodontitis

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Background: Polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) is one of the most important reproductive and endocrine disorders in women at reproductive age. It's associated with metabolic disorder, obesity, insulin resistance and oxidative stress chronic periodontitis and PCOS both of them associated with low chronic grade of inflammation. The prevalence of periodontal disease seems to be higher in women with PCOS. Superoxide dismutase enzyme (SOD) is an important circulating marker and protecting enzyme helping the body tissues to get rid of reactive oxygen species (ROS) that damage the tissue. Aim of the study: The aim of this study was to measure and compare the levels of (SOD) among group of chronic periodontitis patients with PCOS, group of chronic periodontitis without PCOS and a third group who were systemically and periodontally healthy. Material and Method: This study consist of (60) women at reproductive age ranged between (25-40) years old. They divided into three groups Group I consist of 20 women systemically healthy and with healthy periodontium, group II consist of 20 women with chronic periodontitis and systemically healthy and Group III consist of 20 women with chronic periodontitis and (PCOS). We evaluated the periodontal health of the groups through measuring these important indices: Plaque index, gingival index, bleeding on probing, probing pocket depth and clinical attachment loss. SOD antioxidant marker was measured colormeterically for the three groups. Results: this study showed higher means of periodontal parameters (plaque index, gingival index, bleeding on probing, probing pocket depth and clinical attachment loss (1.275±0.246, 1.295±0.239, 0.24±0.16, 6.47±0.345, 4.125±0.328 respectively). Highly significant differences were found using t-test in inter group comparison. (P≤0.001) regarding pocket depth and clinical attachment loss .Higher mean of (SOD) level was found for G3 (137.72±29.769) U/mL . F-test was used for intragroup comparison and highly significant difference was found (P≤0.001). Positive but weak correlation where found among (SOD) level, bleeding on probing in Group I and Group II , also among (SOD) level, probing pocket depth and clinical attachment loss. Conclusion: (PCOS) associated with oxidative stress and more prone to periodontal diseases with high level of antioxidant agent like (SOD) level to compensate the high level of (ROS)

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