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The purpose of our study was to evaluate the individual variations of the foramen transversarium of the seventh cervical vertebra. This foramen sometimes has the same dimensions as the foramina of the other cervical vertebrae, but it can also be smaller, or absent. In cases where a foramen is present in the seventh cervical vertebra, vascular or nerve(More)
Previously, endocarditis caused by Pseudomonas aeruginosa mostly involved right-sided valvular infection and generally carried a good prognosis. Recently, changes have been observed in the occurrence and clinical presentation of pseudomonal endocarditis, with increasing incidence of nosocomial infections and involvement of the aortic and mitral valves.(More)
The purpose of our study was to evaluate the individual variations of the foramen sometimes has the same dimensions as the foramen of the other cervical vertebrae, but it can also be smaller, or absent. In cases where the foramen is present in the seventh cervical vertebra, vascular or nerve structures (or both) can be occasionally observed within. When the(More)
The study of the inter-metacarpophalangeal spaces on 20 human bodies raises the question of the existence of bursae at this level, in line with recent studies (BOSSEY, MIDY) suggesting that such bursae are present at the level of the foot. Careful dissection and histological studies revealed characteristics compatible with both of the following hypotheses:(More)