Sandra Gerós

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BACKGROUND The use of cetuximab in combination with platinum (P) plus 5-fluorouracil (F) has previously been demonstrated to be effective in the treatment of metastatic squamous cell cancer of head and neck (SCCHN). We investigated the efficacy and outcome of this protocol as a first-line treatment for patients with recurrent or metastatic disease. We(More)
Inferior alveolar nerve block is used to anesthetize the ipsilateral mandible. The most commonly used technique is one in which the anesthetic is injected directly into the pterygomandibular space, by an intraoral approach. The fracture of the needle, although uncommon, can lead to potentially serious complications. The needle is usually found in the(More)
INTRODUCTION Necrotizing sialometoplasia (NS) is a disease in which the clinical and sometimes even histological features can be confused with those of a malignant tumor, but which is in fact a self-limited inflammatory lesion of the salivary glands. CASE REPORT The authors present a case study of a 43-year-old female patient who came to the ENT Emergency(More)
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