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BACKGROUND Detection and measurement of serum acetylcholine receptor autoantibodies (AChRAb) are useful in the diagnosis and management of myasthenia gravis (MG). An immunoprecipitation assay (IPA) based on AChR labelled with 125I-alpha bungarotoxin is widely used for measurement of AChRAb, but a non-isotopic assay of sensitivity and specificity comparable(More)
Three unusual cases of maxillary premolar root resorption are reported. Three teenage patients were referred to the orthodontic department for management of ectopic maxillary canines. Radiographic examination revealed unilateral premolar root resorption in all three patients. This represents an unusual finding. Whereas the prevalence of maxillary lateral(More)
OBJECTIVE To assess referral practice for patients presenting with impacted palatal maxillary canines, and to develop and evaluate the effectiveness of referral guidelines. DESIGN Prospective clinical audit. SETTING Southend and Basildon district general hospitals. SUBJECTS AND METHODS The 'gold' standard was identified as regular dental attenders(More)
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