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Of 4,546 patients examined, 73 had mucosal cysts in one or both maxillary sinuses. Distribution between sinuses was approximately equal. Most cysts appeared to arise from the floor of the sinus. Almost half of those with cysts reported an allergy of some type. No significant relationship to other medical problems was found. About one half of the patients(More)
OBJECTIVE To assess the potential role of childhood and adulthood physical and sexual abuse and complaints of chronic pain in accounting for psychiatric symptomatology in adult women. METHODS We assessed sexual abuse, physical abuse, depression, anxiety, and somatization in 64 women with chronic pelvic pain, 42 women with chronic headache, and 46 women(More)
BACKGROUND Cranial arteritis, or CA, a vascular disease affecting primarily elderly people, may result in permanent blindness if untreated. Since it frequently mimics temporomandibular joint, myofascial or odontogenic pain, dentists must be familiar with this condition. CASE DESCRIPTION The authors present reports of two patients who had signs and(More)
OBJECTIVE To compare the prevalences of childhood and adult physical and sexual abuse in women with chronic pelvic pain to those in women with chronic nonpelvic pain (headache) and pain-free women. METHODS Using a structured interview, we assessed the prevalence rates of both sexual abuse and physical abuse in 64 women with chronic pelvic pain, 42 women(More)
The clinical and historic features of 50 patients with diagnosed aphthous stomatitis and treated with topical triamcinolone acetonide, 0.1% or 0.2% aqueous suspension; alone or in combination with initial burst therapy of 40 to 60 mg of prednisone, are reviewed. The mean age of our patients was 36.6 years (range 6 to 80 years). The duration of the chief(More)