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Heteropagus (parasitic) twins: a review.
Heteropagus, or "parasitic," twins are asymmetric conjoined twins in which the tissues of a severely defective twin (parasite) are dependent on the cardiovascular system of the other, largely intactExpand
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Posterior Pharyngeal Augmentation in the Treatment of Velopharyngeal Insufficiency: A 40-Year Experience
Background:Velopharyngeal insufficiency (VPI) remains a common problem in the care of patients with cleft palate and other related conditions. It may be successfully corrected with augmentation ofExpand
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Aggressive osteoblastoma of the mandible.
We report a case of aggressive osteoblastoma of the mandible, an extremely rare primary bone tumor of the maxillofacial skeleton. Although osteoblastomas are benign tumors requiring only curettageExpand
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Dentoalveolar infections.
Dentoalveolar infections represent a wide spectrum of conditions, from simple localized abscesses to deep neck space infections. The initial assessment of the patient with a dentoalveolar infectionExpand
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Median Facial Cleft Dysmorphism in Three Siblings: Case Report and Review of the Literature
Cleft of the facial midline is an extremely rare entity, occurring in probably less than 1 per 100,000 births (Kawamoto and Patel, 1998). Median facial cleft may present with a wide spectrum ofExpand
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A novel nonsense substitution identified in the AMIGO2 gene in an Occulo-Auriculo-Vertebral spectrum patient.
OBJECTIVE Craniofacial microsmia is the second most common congenital disorder with mostly unilateral defects of ear, temporomandibular joint, mandible, and muscles of facial expression andExpand
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rhBMP-2 with a Demineralized Bone Matrix Scaffold versus Autologous Iliac Crest Bone Graft for Alveolar Cleft Reconstruction
Background: Secondary alveolar cleft reconstruction using autologous iliac crest bone graft is currently the standard treatment for alveolar clefts. Although effective, harvesting autologous bone mayExpand
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Reconstruction of full-thickness calvarial defect: a role for artificial dermis.
The reconstruction of scalp defects presents a clinical challenge. Free tissue transfer has played an increasingly important role in the reconstruction of complex scalp defects. In many cases,Expand
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Techniques for Labia Minora Reduction: An Algorithmic Approach
BackgroundAesthetic reduction of the labia minora has gained popularity, and a number of different techniques have been described. Each procedure has its own set of advantages and disadvantages.Expand
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Postoperative alopecia following orthognathic surgery.
Postoperative alopecia is a pressure-induced, circumscribed area of occipital hair loss, usually after lengthy operative procedures. Prolonged hair follicle ischemia, a result of constant pressureExpand
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