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One hundred ten cases of the transient neurological phenomenon, cervical cord neurapraxia (CCN), are presented. The authors established a classification system for CCN, developed a new computerized measurement technique for magnetic resonance (MR) imaging, investigated the relationship of the cervical cord to the canal, and analyzed clinical, x-ray, and MR(More)
Between May 1972 and December 1991, 58 children were seen in the authors' institution for treatment of Langerhans' cell histiocytosis. Of these, 15 children (7 males, 8 females) had biopsy-proven Langerhans' cell histiocytosis with vertebral involvement. The average age at presentation was 6.4 years (range, 0.2-13.3 years). At presentation, 8 patients had(More)
Conscious or moderate sedation is routinely used to facilitate the dental care of the pre- or un-cooperative child. Dexmedetomidine (DEX) has little respiratory depressant effect, possibly making it a safer option when used as an adjunct to either opioids or benzodiazepines. Unlike intranasal (IN) midazolam, IN application of DEX and sufentanil (SUF) does(More)
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