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Professor Mervyn Shear, BDS (Rand), MDS (Oral Pathology) (Rand), FRC Path (Royal College of Pathologists), DSc (Dentistry) (Wits). Known as “the cyst man,” Mervyn was the prime mover in the establishment of Oral Pathology as a speciality in South Africa. He authored over 115 scientific papers and his “Cysts of the Oral and Maxillo-facial Regions” (fourth edition published in 2007) held central place as the favoured reference for the topic.

Published: 2020-07-31