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Eagle Syndrome: An Unusual Cause Limited Mouth Opening and Surgical Management.

Eagle syndrome defined “stylalgia” occurs when an elongated styloid process or calcified stylohyoid ligament causes dysphagia, facial pain recurrent throat pain or foreign body sensation, also associated symptoms such as neck or throat pain with radiation to the ear. 117 more words

By Alexandros G. Sfakianakis

Use of Resorbable Fixation System in Pediatric Facial Fractures.

Introduction: Resorbable fixation system (RFS) is an alternative to titanium in open reduction and internal fixation of pediatric facial fractures.

Methods: This study retrospectively reviewed all medical records in a major metropolitan pediatric hospital in Cape Town, South Africa from September 2010 through May 2014. 164 more words

By Alexandros G. Sfakianakis

The Endoscopic Prelacrimal Recess Approach to the Pterygopalatine Fossa and Infratemporal Fossa.

Purpose: The authors studied the anatomic importance of the endoscopic prelacrimal recess approach (PLRA) to the pterygopalatine fossa (PPF) and infratemporal fossa (ITF).

Methods: Ten adult heads (20 sides) from cadavers fixed in formalin were dissected using the PLRA. 169 more words

By Alexandros G. Sfakianakis