A. Maria

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Odontogenic cysts in the maxilla are common but a malignant change in an odontogenic cyst is a comparatively a rare occurrence; however, these entities present with clinical and radiographic features similar to benign, expansible, central, odontogenic tumor, or cyst of the jaws. A patient reporting with squamous cell carcinoma arising from an odontogenic(More)
The ground beetle Merizodus soledadinus was introduced a century ago to the Kerguelen Islands. It has since become invasive and has colonized most coastlines east of this archipelago. In invaded intertidal zones, M. soledadinus has to deal with substrates that can reach high salinity levels. In addition to saline stress, the rapid spread of this invasive(More)
Necrotizing fasciitis of the head and neck is an uncommon, potentially fatal , soft tissue infection characterized by extensive necrosis and gas formation in the subcutaneous tissue and fascia. The purpose of this report is to heighten the awareness of this infection. The article also outlines an appropriate management strategy for use in the treatment of(More)
Visual Cryptography (VC) is a special type of encryption technique where an image or document is encrypted by breaking it down into shares. These shares are then printed on transparencies. Decryption is done by superimposing the shares. Thus one can visually decode the secret image without computation. However, this property makes VC insecure as a third(More)
Pleomorphic adenoma (PA) is the most common salivary gland tumor, accounting for about 40-70% of all major and minor salivary gland tumors. The commonest sites for intraoral PA are palate, buccal mucosa and lips. Palatal PA presents clinically as a painless, slow-growing mass found on posterior lateral aspect. The aim of this article is to present a case of(More)
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