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Hepatocellular carcinoma metastatic to the oral cavity is a rare phenomenon. From 1957 to date, 51 case have been documented in the English literature. In this report we describe a case of metastatic hepatocellular carcinoma manifesting itself as unilateral mandibular paresthesia before the discovery of the primary tumor. In addition, we review the(More)
BACKGROUND Swietenia macrophylla King. (Meliaceae) seeds (SMS); commonly known as sky fruit and locally known in Malaysia as Tunjuk Langit; have been used in traditional Malay medicine for the treatment of diabetes and hypertension. The people eat only a tiny amount of raw seed, weighing not more than 5 mg. AIM To evaluate the safety of Swietenia(More)
BACKGROUND A cluster of six neonatal cases of coagulase-negative staphylococcal bacteremias occurred in a Los Angeles County neonatal intensive care unit in March 1989. METHODS A retrospective cohort study assessed the impact of host-and delivery-related variables, length of hospitalization, duration of antibiotic treatment, performance or duration of(More)
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