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Background:Human papillomavirus (HPV)-positive oropharyngeal cancer (OPSCC) is associated with improved survival compared with HPV-negative disease. However, a minority of HPV-positive patients have poor prognosis. Currently, there is no generally accepted strategy for identifying these patients.Methods:We retrospectively analysed 270 consecutively treated… (More)
Calcifying epithelial odontogenic tumors (CEOT) are uncommon, accounting for less than 1% of all odontogenic tumors. The CEOT, since its description by Pindborg in 1958 as a separate pathologic entity, is commonly known as the Pindborg tumor. We present an unusual case of such a tumor in the maxilla presenting with abnormal eye signs. The case demonstrates… (More)
INTRODUCTION Aortic aneurysm is not common in young patient. When a young patient presents with abdominal aortic aneurysm, there may be an underlying cause. CASE PRESENTATION Here, we describe a case of a 33-year-old gentleman who presented with flu like illness, chest and abdominal pains following a tooth extraction. A chest X-ray and subsequent… (More)
OBJECTIVE To examine the association between serum Lp(a) lipoprotein concentration and clinical and angiographic outcomes five years after coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) surgery. SETTING A regional cardiothoracic centre, Freeman Hospital, and the University Clinical Investigation Unit, Royal Victoria Infirmary, Newcastle upon Tyne. PATIENTS AND… (More)
The incidence of notification of tuberculosis is increasing in the developed world. The disease has a variable mode of presentation and therefore diagnosis is not easy. We present an unusual case of tuberculosis involving the ramus of the mandible in a six-year-old boy and outline its management.
UNLABELLED Langerhans cell histiocytosis (LCH) is a rare clonal neoplastic disorder of unknown aetiology which can present with a diverse range of clinical presentations. It encompasses a diverse number of idiopathic conditions which can involve multiple body systems and is characterized by bone marrow-derived Langerhans cell proliferation. The disease can… (More)
Nurses often feel embarrassed when discussing problems about resuming sexual activity with patients who have had a myocardial infarction. By coming to terms with their own attitudes to sexuality, they can address the issue positively and directly.
A young woman developed an unusual adenocarcinoma in each submandibular salivary gland at an interval of 30 months. This presentation has not been described previously. The possible etiology for this and treatment options are discussed. The choice of diagnostic imaging (ultrasound versus magnetic resonance imaging) is highlighted. As a result of regular… (More)