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The ectopic eruption of the teeth into the nasal cavity is a rare phenomenon. We report cases: two involving the nasal cavity and one involving the hard palate and complicated by Aspergillus rhinitis. We describe the clinical and radiologic presentation of these cases and discuss their etiology, complications, diagnosis, and treatment.
OBJECTIVES To present the prenatal diagnosis of complete trisomy 9 and to review the literature CASE A 25-year-old primigravida woman was referred for amniocentesis at 19 weeks' gestation because of abnormal maternal screen results showing an elevated maternal serum alpha-fetoprotein (MSAFP) level and a low maternal serum free beta-human chorionic… (More)
This article reports the difference between neuralgic amyotrophy and neuropathy caused by chemotherapy and radiation treatment which manifested with severe shoulder pain followed by marked weakness of bilateral upper arms and involvement of cranial nerves. A 62-year-old man presented with acute severe neuropathic pain at the left shoulder, bilateral… (More)
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE Congenital nasal pyriform aperture stenosis (CNPAS) is an uncommon cause of nasal airway obstruction in neonates and infants. It is frequently associated with a single central maxillary incisor (SCMI). The purpose of this study was to assess whether 3-dimensional spiral computed tomography (3D spiral CT) could be used for the… (More)
Nonconvulsive status epilepticus (NCSE), defined as changes in behavior and/or mental processes from baseline with continuous epileptiform discharges, remains a diagnostic and treatment challenge. Here, we present a 68-year-old female who developed 3 episodes of NCSE 10 years after a viral meningoencephalitis which gradually progressed to left hemispheric… (More)
25 Nontraumatic spinal cord ischemia is uncommon, especially at the cervical spinal cord. We describe a 30-year-old man presenting with acute onset of quadriparesis and impaired sensation for pain and temperature after backing up the car. He was diagnosed noninvasively with magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and electrophysiological studies. The image studies… (More)