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An Oral History of Homestar Runner, the Internet's Favorite Cartoon

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If you grew up on the internet, Homestar Runner represents a time when the world wide web felt a little bit smaller. 3,681 more words

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Primary Ameloblastoma of the Temporal Bone

Publication date: Available online 24 January 2017
Source:Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Author(s): Andro Košec, Jakov Ajduk, Mihael Ries, Robert Trotić
Ameloblastoma is a locally aggressive tumor derived from odontogenic epithelium. 196 more words

By Alexandros G. Sfakianakis

Sinonasal quality of life outcomes following laser treatment of epistaxis related to hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia

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              <p>Hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia (HHT) is an inherited vascular disorder which manifests as recurrent, episodic, and potentially debilitating epistaxis. In this study, we aim to (1) characterize baseline sinonasal symptoms for HHT patients and to (2) analyze changes in sinonasal symptoms before and after laser surgical treatment for HHT. 210 more words
By Alexandros G. Sfakianakis

Cathepsin K modulates invasion, migration, and adhesion of oral squamous cell carcinomas in vitro

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Cathepsin K was initially discovered as an osteoclast-specific cysteine proteinase, but the enzyme is also expressed in various cancers including oral squamous cell carcinomas. 186 more words

By Alexandros G. Sfakianakis

Rebamipide, an anti-ulcerative drug, inhibits induction of salivary dysfunction by benzodiazepines

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The purpose of this study was to determine whether rebamipide, an anti-stomach ulcer agent, ameliorated benzodiazepine-induced hyposalivation in rat parotid gland (PG) and submandibular gland (SMG). 188 more words

By Alexandros G. Sfakianakis

Radiological Imaging of Rare Intracranial Complications Secondary to Otitis Media and Mastoiditis.

Acute otitis media used to cause fatal results because of its intracranial complications before the introduction of potent and effective antibiotics. After the introduction of antibiotics, complications have started to be observed more frequently as a result of chronic otitis media and especially in children. 56 more words

By Alexandros G. Sfakianakis

Transcutaneous Ultrasonography for Diagnosis of Nasolabial Cyst.

Nasolabial cyst is usually diagnosed by computerized tomography and magnetic resonance imaging. Ultrasonography could be a simple, office-based diagnostic imaging tool for nasolabial cyst. The authors report a 46-year-old woman with painful swelling on the bilateral anterior nostrils. 102 more words

By Alexandros G. Sfakianakis