Kristy Romaniuk

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A review of the literature suggests that traumatic bone cysts have been detected more frequently since the advent of panoramic radiography. Some authorities believe that these lesions may regress spontaneously without intervention within a period of time. Surgical exploration will enhance the bony repair of these cysts and is the usual recommended(More)
This report describes a localized painful gingiva in the region of the incisive papilla of 5 years duration in a 68-year-old Caucasian woman. Clinical examination revealed no recognizable lesion. The histological observations showed a relatively large number of free nerve endings within the epithelium and the lamina propria. Excision of the painful area(More)
PURPOSE The objectives of this study were: 1) to determine the accuracy of dual-phase (99m)Tc -methoxyisobutylisonitrile (MIBI) with single-photon emission computed tomography/computed tomography (SPECT/CT) for the preoperative localization of parathyroid adenomas in the setting of primary hyperparathyroidism; 2) to determine the accuracy of localization(More)
This study was a histological analysis of 20 primary teeth from 5 patients with 3 clinical grades of vitamin D-resistant rickets (VDRR). The results showed that the degree of globular dentin formation in the histological sections may be graded into Grades I-III in increasing order of severity. In Grade I, the amount of globular dentin was less than 50% of(More)
Disk-shaped adhesive tablets, for treatment of mouth lesions, were prepared by direct compression of a mix of high viscosity sodium carboxymethyl-cellulose and 0.061% betamethasone valerate. They were evaluated in six healthy volunteers. The tablets hydrated rapidly, increased their wet weight fourfold in 15 min and maintained contact with the oral mucosa(More)
A case of a male patient presenting with unusual dental morphology, anterior supernumerary teeth, and agenesis of premolars associated with congenital cataracts, microphthalmia and anteverted pinna is described. Although 3 similar cases are in the medical literature, this is the first case in which the dental features are described in detail. Dental(More)
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