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A biomechanical model using polystyrene mandibles with simple angle fractures was developed to evaluate the structural strength of a variety of commonly used plate repairs. The model standardized the fracture location, load site, plate location, and site of deformation measurement. The only variables in the study were the nine different reconstruction types(More)
Osteomyelitis of the temporomandibular joint is very uncommon, and osteomyelitis as a result of Aspergillus niger infection has not previously been reported. A case report of skull base and condylar osteomyelitis is presented. Previously reported cases of temporomandibular joint osteomyelitis are reviewed, and management is discussed. Because of the(More)
BACKGROUND Warthinklike tumor of thyroid is a recently described variant of papillary thyroid carcinoma characterized histologically by a papillary architecture, oxyphilic tumor cells and extensive, chronic inflammation. CASES Fine needle aspiration was performed on solitary thyroid nodules in two females aged 19 and 35 years. Both patients complained of(More)
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