Sudden onset proptosis secondary to cavernous sinus thrombosis from underlying mandibular dental infection

This case describes a relatively unusual cause of cavernous sinus thrombosis which is one of those conditions that is ideal for educationally combining applied anatomy and pathology. The report is clear and educational and is an important reminder of a rare but devastating condition. Sudden onset proptosis secondary to cavernous sinus thrombosis from underlying mandibular […]

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Rapid genome analysis for complex diagnoses

A rapid genome analysis that took only 10 days helped make the correct diagnosis in a critically ill 5 month old Turkish boy. http://opa.yale.edu/news/article.aspx?id=6988 “In a dramatic illustration of the power of emerging genetic technologies, Yale University researchers have reported making a clinical diagnosis for the first time using comprehensive DNA sequencing of all the […]

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