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Revisiting Cementoblastoma with a Rare Case Presentation

Cementoblastoma is a rare benign odontogenic neoplasm which is characterized by the proliferation of cellular cementum. Diagnosis of cementoblastoma is challenging because of its protracted clinical, radiographic features, and bland histological appearance; most often cementoblastoma is often confused with other cementum and bone originated lesions. 35 more words

By Alexandros G. Sfakianakis

Acinar cell cystadenoma: A challenging cytology diagnosis, facilitated by moray® micro-forceps biopsy

Acinar cell cystadenoma is a rare, benign cystic lesion of the pancreas. There have been only a few retrospective reports on its cytological features. We present the first case of acinar cell cystadenoma in a 65-year-old woman, diagnosed pre-operatively by pancreatic cyst fluid cytology and Moray® micro-forceps biopsy. 33 more words

By Alexandros G. Sfakianakis

Spina bifida occulta

Specimen demonstrating incomplete fusion of the sacrum (notice the S1 region).  This was most likely from an individual who was asymptomatic or had mild symptoms.  This form of spina bifida is known as spina bifida occulta. 32 more words

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Haematopoietic induction and hepatic protective roles of Hepacare® in CCl 4 -induced hepatic damaged rats

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              <p>Herbal formulations are plant parts used as raw materials for self-administered pharmaceutical remedies, and many of them are being sold without any scientific validation for their potency and efficacy. 259 more words
By Alexandros G. Sfakianakis

A glutamine and glutamate mixture and its effects on the hematological and biochemical biomarkers in dogs

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              <p>Glutamine has been considered an important agent in the treatment of diseases that lead to hypermetabolic states. Its administration can improve immune response and maintain the integrity of the intestinal mucosa and nitrogen balance, minimizing catabolic effects of diseases. 246 more words
By Alexandros G. Sfakianakis

Review of xanthomatous lesions of the sella

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Xanthomatous lesions of the sellar region have traditionally been divided into two separate categories, xanthomatous hypophysitis (XH) and xanthogranuloma (XG) of the sellar region. The seminal paper on XH, a condition typified by foamy histiocytes and lymphoplasmacytic infiltrates in the pituitary gland/sellar region, but usually little or no hemosiderin pigment, detailed 3 patients. 208 more words

By Alexandros G. Sfakianakis