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Salivary gland malignant myoepithelioma
Malignant myoepithelioma (MME) of the salivary gland, also known as myoepithelial carcinoma, is rare and its biologic behavior has not been clarified fully.
Sialolipoma: a report of seven cases of a new variant of salivary gland lipoma
We propose the designation ‘sialolipoma’ to establish and characterize a new category of benign lipomatous tumour occurring in salivary glands. Until now, these tumours have not been regarded as aExpand
Comparison of static mechanical properties of the passive pharynx between normal children and children with sleep-disordered breathing.
Collapsibility of the active pharynx, where active contraction of the upper airway muscles is evident, was previously reported to be higher in children with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) than inExpand
[Mucosal melanomas of the head and neck].
Twelve patients with the mucosal malignant melanomas of the head and neck had been treated in our department during 15 years from 1972 to 1987. Among these 12 cases, 7 melanomas were found either inExpand
Hybrid Carcinomas of the Salivary Glands: Report of Nine Cases with a Clinicopathologic, Immunohistochemical, and p53 Gene Alteration Analysis
Hybrid carcinomas of the salivary gland are a recently defined and rare tumor entity, consisting of two histologically distinct types of carcinoma within the same topographic area. In this study, weExpand
Advancement of the mandible improves velopharyngeal airway patency.
The velopharynx is the most common site of obstruction in patients with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). Advancement of the mandible effectively reverses the pharyngeal obstruction. Accordingly, weExpand
Effect of formaldehyde on the expression of adhesion molecules in nasal microvascular endothelial cells: the role of formaldehyde in the pathogenesis of sick building syndrome
Background Formaldehyde is associated with sick building syndrome (SBS), a set of diffuse and irritative symptoms predominantly involving the eyes and the respiratory tract. However, itsExpand
Frequency and clinical features of patients with sensorineural hearing loss associated with the A3243G mutation of the mitochondrial DNA in otorhinolaryngic clinics
AbstractThe A3243G mutation of the mitochondrial gene is a cause of maternally inherited diabetes and deafness. The aim of this study was to evaluate the frequency and clinical features of thisExpand
Keratocystoma of the Parotid Gland: A Report of Two Cases of an Unusual Pathologic Entity
Benign salivary gland tumors composed of purely squamous cells are quite unusual and are not included in the World Health Organization classification. We have seen two benign parotid gland tumorsExpand
Basal cell adenocarcinoma of the salivary glands
Basal cell adenocarcinoma (BCAC) of the salivary gland is a rare tumor and recently described entity. Eleven cases of BCAC are presented here and compared with basal cell adenoma (BCA) throughExpand