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Heteropagus (parasitic) twins: a review.
- G. Sharma, S. N. Mobin, M. Lypka, M. Urata
- Biology, Medicine
- Journal of pediatric surgery
- 1 December 2010
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 intact… Expand
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 of… Expand
Aggressive osteoblastoma of the mandible.
- M. Lypka, R.R. Goos, D. Yamashita, R. Melrose
- International journal of oral and maxillofacial…
- 1 July 2008
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 curettage… Expand
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 infection… Expand
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 of… Expand
A novel nonsense substitution identified in the AMIGO2 gene in an Occulo-Auriculo-Vertebral spectrum patient.
- S. Rengasamy Venugopalan, E. Farrow, +4 authors V. Allareddy
- Orthodontics & craniofacial research
- 10 May 2019
OBJECTIVE Craniofacial microsmia is the second most common congenital disorder with mostly unilateral defects of ear, temporomandibular joint, mandible, and muscles of facial expression and… Expand
rhBMP-2 with a Demineralized Bone Matrix Scaffold versus Autologous Iliac Crest Bone Graft for Alveolar Cleft Reconstruction
- C. Francis, S. N. Mobin, +4 authors Jeffrey A. Hammoudeh
- Plastic and reconstructive surgery
- 1 May 2013
Background: Secondary alveolar cleft reconstruction using autologous iliac crest bone graft is currently the standard treatment for alveolar clefts. Although effective, harvesting autologous bone may… Expand
Reconstruction of full-thickness calvarial defect: a role for artificial dermis.
- Adeyiza O. Momoh, M. Lypka, A. Echo, Mort Rizvi, M. Klebuc, J. Friedman
- Annals of plastic surgery
- 1 June 2009
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
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
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 pressure… Expand