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Tuberculous orbital apex syndromes.
AIMS: To describe the clinical and radiological features of orbital apex syndromes caused by presumed tuberculosis (TB). METHODS: A review of the discharge summaries of all patients seen in the Medical Eye Unit (MEU), St ...
Effect of sterilization by gamma radiation on nano-mechanical properties of teeth
Objectives: Extracted teeth used in dental research need to be considered infective and hence be sterilized without the materials' properties being altered. This study examined the effect of gamma radiation on the ...
Defects in CTLA-4 are associated with abnormal regulatory T cell function in rheumatoid arthritis
(National Academy of Sciences, 2008-12-09)
The ultimate goal for the treatment of autoimmunity is to restore immunological tolerance. Regulatory T cells (Treg) play a central role in immune tolerance, and Treg functional abnormalities have been identified in different ...
Dental Age Revisited
(Cambridge University Press, 2008-02-07)
Tooth formation spans childhood, with hard tissue formation beginning during the first trimester in utero, continuing during infancy up to adulthood, and ends with maturation of the root apices of the third permanent molars. ...