Rui Vasconcelos

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Methylmercury poisoning may cause constriction of visual fields and deafness, especially if exposure occurs prenatally. However, the risks associated with exposure from contaminated seafood is unclear. We examined 149 children attending first grade in a Madeiran fishing community. As maternal dietary habits were relatively unchanged, current maternal hair(More)
The nasolabial cyst is classified as a nonodontogenic cyst and is the only nonodontogenic cyst to occur in soft tissue. The aim of this retrospective analysis was to gather demographic, clinical, radiographic, and histopathologic data on the nasolabial cysts described in the files of the Oral Pathology Laboratory of Minas Gerais University School of(More)
Spontaneous spinal epidural haematoma (SSEH) is a rare clinical entity, especially in infants, in whom only a few cases have been reported. In a paediatric emergency setting, SSEH should be considered as part of the differential diagnosis for acute extremity weakness and paraesthesia. Epidural vascular malformations are often suspected in these cases but(More)
OBJECTIVE To perform a retrospective analysis of patients with nasopalatine duct cysts (NPDC) in Brazil and compare with previous analyses. MATERIALS AND METHODS The files of the Laboratory of Oral Pathology (Minas Gerais Federal University) from 1966 to 1997 were reviewed. Demographic, clinical and histologic data of patients with nasopalatine duct cysts(More)
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