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Altered ATP release and metabolism in dorsal root ganglia of neuropathic rats
BackgroundAdenosine 5'-triphosphate (ATP) has a ubiquitous role in metabolism and a major role in pain responses after tissue injury. We investigated the changes in basal and KCl-evoked ATP releaseExpand
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Distal sensory axonopathy after sarin intoxication
A 51-year-old man inhaled sarin during a terrorist attack on the Tokyo subway system and died 15 months later. Neuropathologic examination revealed marked nerve fiber decrease in the sural nerve,Expand
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Characterization of patients with disc displacement without reduction unresponsive to nonsurgical treatment: a preliminary study.
PURPOSE Arthrocentesis and arthroscopic lysis and lavage have been described as effective treatment modalities for temporomandibular joint (TMJ) disc displacement without reduction (DDw/oR). MoreExpand
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A study on T-classifications of carcinomas of upper alveolus and gingiva and carcinomas of hard palate. A proposal of "sinus and nasal floor(SNF) criteria".
上顎歯肉癌や硬口蓋癌のT分類においてUICC分類 (1987年) を単純に適用すると, 下顎歯肉癌において問題になっているのと同様に解剖学的特性から殆どの症例がT4となり, 病期分類の意味をもたなくなる傾向がみられる。そこでとくにT4症例の分類法について1) UICC分類 (1987年) , 2) 頭頸部癌取り扱い規約による分類 (1991年) のほか, 3)Expand
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Prognostic significance of M/V index in oral and soft palate squamous cell carcinoma
Twenty-seven primary oral and soft palate squamous cell carcinomas were examinedto classify the degree of malignancy according to the volume corrected mitotic (M/V) index, and the relationshipExpand
Application of odor-stimulated labeling methods of olfactory receptor neurons of sockeye salmon using agmatine
Olfactory receptor neurons (ORNs) in the olfactory epithelium (OE) and olfactory projection areas in the brain of sockeye salmon (Oncorhynchus nerka) were investigated by a newly developedExpand
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A case of angiomyoma of the lower lip.
An angiomyoma is a benign tumor of the smooth muscle that originates in the blood vessels and is usually located in the extremities. Here, we report out experience with an extremely rare case of anExpand
A case of oto-palato-digital syndrome
Oto-palato-digital syndrome (OPD) is a rare disease. The principal features of OPD are hearing loss, cleft palate, and skeletal dysplasia of the hands and feet.A one-month-old infant with OPD isExpand