Mark Freilich

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Early identification and treatment of epidural neoplasm, before the development of significant neurologic deficits, provides the best opportunity for a favorable outcome. Among the many patients with symptoms, signs, or scintigraphic or radiographic findings suggesting possible epidural disease, a small proportion will have the lesion. The selection of(More)
Quality of life outcomes among patients receiving implants have been well studied, but little is known about the effects of bone augmentation in this therapy. The purpose of this paper was to assess quality of life changes among postmenopausal women receiving dental implants with bone augmentation during implant therapy. This was a prospective cohort study.(More)
Symptomatic atlantoaxial dislocation occurs rarely in psoriatic arthropathy and has previously been reported only as a late complication in this disorder. We report severe upward axial dislocation and acquired basilar impression as a presenting manifestation of psoriatic arthropathy. Magnetic resonance imaging is useful in evaluating this condition.
We report the clinical course of a 16-year-old girl in remission from non-Hodgkin's lymphoma who presented in cardiogenic shock due to a severe anthracycline cardiomyopathy. The patient was initially stabilized using central extracorporeal membrane oxygenation support, followed by conversion to a left ventricular assist device. Unexpected evidence of(More)
Despite the extensive literature on the radiographic appearance of basal ganglia calcification in hypoparathyroidism, the vascular and perivascular deposits that are the hallmark of this disease have not been described radiographically. We report two patients with postsurgical hypoparathyroidism in whom such vascular calcification was observed on CT and was(More)
Failure to develop of the corpus callosum and the neighboring midline structures results in abnormal proximity between the interhemispheric fissure (IHF) and the third ventricle. We have called this finding the IHF sign of dysgenesis of the corpus callosum (DCC). In a retrospective study of 39 cases the presence of the IHF sign was assessed in conjunction(More)
With the advent of high-resolution CT, criteria for the diagnosis of intraspinal hemangiomas have been established . These consist of the presence of intracanalicular soft-tissue masses of mild to moderately hyperdense attenuation with variable degrees of contrast enhancement, primarily in association with vertebral hemangioma [1-6]. The presence of(More)
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