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Mandibular swelling in a 5 year old child

28 Oct, 14 | by Kristy Ebanks

Mandibular myofibroma

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1. Would you regard this primarily as a tumor?
2. How important would the histopathological exam be?
3. How would you manage it?

If you don’t know the answers or want to know more read ’Mandibular swelling in a 5 year old child- Mandibular myofibroma

The case of persistent sinus tract of facial area from dental origin

13 Oct, 14 | by Kristy Ebanks

Conservative management of persistent sinus tract

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1) How can we differentiate dental sinus tract from actinomycosis, pyogenic granuloma and malignancy?

If you don’t know the answers or want to know more read ’Conservative management of persistent sinus tract of facial area from dental origin: a report of three cases

The case of Ameboma

1 Oct, 14 | by Kristy Ebanks

Resurfacing of a vanishing illness

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1. What is seen at colonoscopy?
2. What would you do if you encountered this for the first time at colonoscopy?
3. How would you make sure treatment was successful?

If you don’t know the answers or want to know more read ’Ameboma – Resurfacing of a vanishing illness!’

The case of Peripheral Ossifying Fibroma

17 Sep, 14 | by Kristy Ebanks

Peripheral Ossifying Fibroma

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1. What would be your clinical diagnosis?
2. How would you manage this patient primarily?
3. What histological findings would you expect?

If you don’t know the answers or want to know more read ’An unusual presentation of peripheral ossifying fibroma in old aged male

The case of the Solid Blue Dot Tumour

13 Aug, 14 | by Kristy Ebanks

Minor salivary gland acinic cell adenocarcinoma

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1. Based on clinical presentation, would you consider a malignant disorder as a provisional diagnosis?
2. What would be your recommended approach in such a patient before a definitive diagnosis?
3. What about afterwards?

If you don’t know the answers or want to know more read ’Solid Blue Dot Tumour – Minor salivary gland acinic cell adenocarcinoma

The case of ectopic central incisor

13 Aug, 14 | by Kristy Ebanks

Aggressive dentigerous cyst

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1. What would be your diagnosis upon presentation?
2. What ancillary examinations would you request and what my be your differential diagnosis based on the imagiological findings?
3. How would you manage this condition?

If you don’t know the answers or want to know more read ’Aggressive dentigerous cyst with ectopic central incisor

The case of brachial artery pseudoaneurysm

13 Aug, 14 | by Kristy Ebanks

Brachial artery pseudoaneurysm

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1. What is the difference between an aneurysm and pseudoaneurysm?
2. What are the usual causes of pseudoaneurysm?
3. How might a fracture result in vascular injury?

If you don’t know the answers or want to know more read ’Brachial artery pseudoaneurysm

Complex composite odontoma and World Record teeth

24 Jul, 14 | by Dr Dean Jenkins

The case of Ashik Gavai from India has been widely reported in the press.

India doctors remove 232 teeth from boy’s mouth (BBC News)

The Indian boy who had a ‘world record’ 232 teeth (Washington Post)

Chew on that. 232 teeth removed from boy’s mouth (Mumbai Mirror)

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Image of Odontoma from BMJ Case Reports 2012

He presented with a rare condition called complex composite odontoma and the photographs accompanying the news reports highlight the surgical findings and the bloody result of the marathon extraction of multiple ‘teeth’.

The usual presentation is by the odontoma being picked up on a routine X-ray but on this occasion the young Indian boy presented with gross swelling of the jaw.

Learn more about them at BMJ Case Reports

Astekar M, Manjunatha BS, Kaur P, Singh J. Histopathological insight of complex odontoma associated with a dentigerous cyst. BMJ Case Rep. 2014 Jan 31;2014. pii: bcr2013200316. doi: 10.1136/bcr-2013-200316.

Agrawal B, Gharote H, Nair P, Shrivastav S. Infected complex odontoma: an unusual presentation. BMJ Case Rep. 2012 Aug 24;2012. pii: bcr2012006493. doi: 10.1136/bcr-2012-006493.

Gupta A, Vij H, Vij R, Malhotra R. An erupted compound odontoma. BMJ Case Rep. 2014 Apr 12;2014. pii: bcr2013201820. doi: 10.1136/bcr-2013-201820.

The case of the brachial plexus injury

18 Jul, 14 | by Kristy Ebanks

Acromioclavicular joint dislocation with associated brachial plexus injury

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1. How is the diagnosis of AC joint dislocation made?
2. What are the features shown in Figures 1 and 2?
3. What are the principles of effective surgical management?

If you don’t know the answers or want to know more read ’Acromioclavicular joint dislocation with associated brachial plexus injury

The case of the resistant temporomandibular joint pain

10 Jul, 14 | by Kristy Ebanks

Successful use of stellate ganglion block and a new centrally acting analgesic with dual mode of action

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1. What are the options for managing neuropathic pain?
2. What combination therapies are available?
3. What are the indications for stellate ganglion block?

If you don’t know the answers or want to know more read ’Successful use of stellate ganglion block and a new centrally acting analgesic with dual mode of action in a resistant temporomandibular joint pain

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