Aaisha Siddiqua

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Heterotopic ossification (HO) is usually seen after-trauma, following traumatic injuries, surgeries involving major joints, neurogenic injury, and burns; however, atraumatic cases have also been reported. HO tends to cause pain, swelling, and limitation of joint movements. HO has been reported in adults as well as in pediatric cases, however, our search in(More)
Gabapentin (GAB) is a newer second-line antiepileptic drug (AED) used in children. This is a multi-centre retrospective observational study of the efficacy, tolerability and retention rate in 105 children, aged 0-17.5 years (mean 10.1) over a 14 year period. The median age of epilepsy onset was 2.5 years (range 0-14.6). 72% started GAB as at least the 3rd(More)
BACKGROUND Pain control is an integral part of minor oral surgery and maxillary/mandibular nerve blocks have proved promising in achieving the same. Although intra oral techniques of maxillary nerve block are common and are widely used, there are certain inherent disadvantages and potential complications. Less commonly described in the literature, the extra(More)
Intra osseous schwannomas are very rare and account for about 1% of all intra osseous neoplasm. According to the literature only 44 cases of intra osseous schwannomas are reported. In this paper we report a case of intra osseous schwannoma in a 12 year old female reported with a swelling in the anterior region of the lower vestibule. Occlusal radiographs(More)
Angiofibromas are rare, benign, locally invasive vascular tumors, which represent 0.05-0.5% of all head and neck tumors. Most frequent site of occurrence is the posterior nasopharynx, called as nasopharyngeal angiofibromas (NA), when these arise outside the nasopharyngeal region they are termed as extranasopharyngeal angiofibromas (ENA). Only 65 cases of(More)
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