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BACKGROUND Fragile X syndrome (FXS) is the most common inherited form of intellectual disability. Since the identification of the responsible gene (FMR1) and its protein (FMRP), there has been enormous progress in both clinical and pathogenetic research on the neurobehavioural aspects of the condition. However, studies regarding other medical problems(More)
A pyogenic granuloma is a tumorlike proliferation that occurs slightly more often in females, frequently involving the gingiva in the maxillary region. Clinically, it presents as a sessile or pedunculated exophytic mass with a smooth or lobulated surface, which tends to bleed easily. Its color can range from pink to dark red. The most common treatment is(More)
The diagnosis of chorioretinal diseases largely depends on their clinical presentation rather than etiologic or systemic investigations. We report on a patient whose examination revealed a peculiar fundus pattern, almost completely different from disorders such as multifocal choroiditis, presumed ocular histoplasmosis, myopic degeneration, acute multifocal(More)
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES One of the main advantages of laser surgery is it's bactericidal effect which reduces the risk of postoperative infections. Several study designs have been set to investigate this effect. Aim of this study was to research if the bactericidal effect of laser tool was affected from several factors in vitro studies. STUDY(More)
The Usher syndrome is a recessively inherited disorder characterized by the associated deficits of sensorineural hearing impairment and a progressive retinal degeneration called retinitis pigmentosa. A case of Usher syndrome is reported in a 22-year-old atopic patient with asthma. To our knowledge, such an association has not been described previously in(More)
PURPOSE The aim of this study was to assess the clinical efficacy of combined treatment with local anesthetic and subanesthetic ketamine for the relief or prevention of postoperative pain, swelling, and trismus after the surgical extraction of third molars. PATIENTS AND METHODS Fifty patients undergoing the extraction of impacted mandibular third molars(More)
Antibiotic prescriptions for surgical extractions of wisdom teeth, management of alveolar osteitis and oral infections have basically the same treatment ways, but they differ from a clinician to another among different countries. We, therefore, planned to document the opinions of practicing oral and maxillo-facial surgeons and to compare them with current(More)
OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to evaluate dental anxiety in patients undergoing apicectomy procedures performed with conventional instruments or an erbium-doped yttrium aluminum garnet (Er:YAG) laser. METHODS Twenty-eight patients undergoing apicectomy were divided into two groups; roots were removed with an Er:YAG laser in group A (n=14) and(More)
Hamid Abdollahi Heidi Abrahamse Geraldo Abreu Václava Adámková H Lee Adamo Hermann Agis Gulsah Akin Hakan Akin Cassio Alencar Ana Lŭcia Almeida Delilah Alonso Leticia Alvarenga Ana Andabak Rogulj Juanita Anders Sebastiano Andreana Akira Aoki Praveen Arany Wanessa Aras Patricia Armati Cem Atabey O. Sahap Atik Rodolfo Avila Ivona Bago Anja Baraba G. Baxter(More)
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