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BACKGROUND The transcondylar approach is being increasingly used to access lesions ventral to the brainstem and cervicomedullary junction. Understanding the bony anatomy of this region is important for this approach. The purpose of this study was to conduct a morphometric analysis of the hypoglossal canal (HC), occipital condyle (OC) and the foramen magnum(More)
Breast cancer is the second most common cancer among women in Madras and southern India after cervix cancer. The Madras Metropolitan Tumour Registry (MMTR), a population-based cancer registry, collects data on the outcome of cancer diagnosis by both active and passive methods. A total of 2080 cases of invasive female breast cancer were registered in MMTR(More)
For incident cancers of the cervix uteri (601 cases) registered in the population-based cancer registry of Khon Kaen province, Northeast Thailand, in 1985-1990 loss-adjusted survival probabilities were estimated by a logistic regression model with four prognostic factors (age at diagnosis, stage of disease, place of residence and treatment), and compared(More)
Duodenal lymphangitis carcinomatosa has been sporadically described, and little attention has been paid so far. To our knowledge, no data on radiological findings for this rare entity has been published. We report a case of duodenal lymphangitis carcinomatosa secondary to gallbladder mass in a 44-year-old Indian man to focus on the radiological diagnosis,(More)
Decubital ischemic fasciitis, also called atypical decubital fibroplasia, is a distinctive fibroplasia occurring in nonambulatory older patients who are confined to bed or wheelchair-bound. These lesions are seen in the subcutaneous plane at pressure points or bony prominences. We present a case of ischemic fasciitis in a 68-year-old male patient who(More)
Additional key phrases: isoenzymes; malignant disease; immunoinhibition; creatine kinase B subunit The enzyme creatine kinase (CK) [EC] is a dimeric molecule consisting of two separate subunits Band M, giving rise to three iso-enzymes CK-BB, CK-MB and CK-MM. Most of the CK found in the plasma of normal individuals is the MM isoenzyme derived from(More)
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