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In the oral region, granular cell tumors often occur in the tongue, but rarely in the buccal mucosa. A case of granular cell tumor in the right buccal mucosa of a 74 year-old female is described. An elastic-hard solid mass about 1 cm in diameter was palpated under the right buccal mucosa. It was well-defined from the proximal tissues and adhered to part of(More)
In the isolated frog muscle, the proteinaceous venom extracted from jellyfish (genus Aurelia) produced 1) a complete and irreversible block of indirectly and directly elicited muscle twitch and 2) an irreversible depolarization of the muscle membrane. This venom-induced depolarization was effectively reversed or prevented by the substitution of choline for(More)
Epidermoid cyst of the ovary is a very rare tumor. There have been only 21 case reports of it previously. We describe the computed tomography (CT) and magnetic resonance (MR) findings of 2 cases of ovarian epidermoid cyst. To our knowledge, this is the first report describing CT and MR findings of epidermoid cysts of the ovary, and ruptured epidermoid cyst(More)