Steven Sewall

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A thorough examination of the temporal branch of the facial nerve was performed to characterize precisely the number of rami crossing the zygomatic arch and their location with respect to bone and soft-tissue landmarks. Fresh cadaver dissection was performed in 12 facial halves, dissecting the facial nerve superiorly from the stylomastoid foramen to(More)
The Future of Pediatric Education II (FOPE II) Project was a 3-year, grant-funded initiative, which continued the work begun by the 1978 Task Force on the Future of Pediatric Education. Its primary goal was to proactively provide direction for pediatric education for the 21st century. To achieve this goal, 5 topic-specific workgroups were formed: 1) the(More)
Hyperplastic follicular tissue and a dentigerous cyst are the two most common entities associated with the crown of an impacted tooth. However, other diagnostic possibilities, including odontogenic tumors should also be considered in the differential diagnosis of a pericoronal radiolucency. This article presents three cases of radiolucent lesions that were(More)
Our objective was to evaluate the relationship between posterior facial cephalometric measures and obstructive sleep apnea syndrome (OSAS). We used a consecutive sample of 60 patients with OSAS who underwent upright lateral cephalograms, uvulopalatopharyngoplasty (UPPP), and preoperative and postoperative polysomnography. Successful responders to UPPP were(More)
This report presented the clinical and radiographic findings, the surgical management, and the histologic features of a chronic inflammatory lesion that developed in response to a Silastic orbital floor implant placed 13 years previously. A review of the literature supported the fact that implanted solid film polymers can precipitate a continuous, chronic(More)
PURPOSE This study evaluated the response of the articular surfaces of the normal goat temporomandibular joint (TMJ) to intra-articular injections of betamethasone suspension. METHODS Thirty female goats were divided into four experimental groups of seven each and one control group of two animals. The design resulted in 24 joints receiving from one to(More)