impaction


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the condition of being pressed closely together and firmly fixed

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a disorder in which feces are impacted in the lower colon

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a disorder in which a tooth is so crowded in its socket that it cannot erupt normally

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a sharp collision produced by striking or dashing against something

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The randomized, controlled, Phase II trial was designed to evaluate the efficacy, safety and tolerability of a single administration of IV meloxicam (15mg, 30mg and 60mg) compared with oral ibuprofen 400mg and placebo following dental impaction surgery.
Visiting a doctor for earwax impaction is often expensive, time consuming and sometimes painful.
Most common depth of the impaction was Level B [1271/1869 (68%)] and most common relation of the tooth with the ramus of the mandible was class II [1009/1869 (53.
Foreign body ingestion and food bolus impaction are common clinical emergencies.
No other abnormalities were noted and the underlying cause for the gastrointestinal impaction was not determined.
Mesioangular impacted lower third molar on the right side as well as impaction of second and third lower molars on the left side within a single follicular space was noted.
Excessive cleaning may irritate the ear canal, cause infection, and even increase the changes of cerumen impaction.
The location and length of the colon segment affected by fecal impaction and cross-sectional luminal diameter and thickness of the affected colon segment wall were determined on CT images.
Esophageal food bolus impaction is a common gastrointestinal emergency with esophageal food impaction the third most common non-biliary endoscopic emergency after upper and lower gastrointestinal hemorrhage.
We hereby present a case of a foreign body in the esophagus caused by a food bolus impaction with a piece of chicken in a 25-year-old male with mental retardation; patient developed hypoxemic complications which were resolved.
Upper digestive tract foreign body impaction may present as an emergency and if not treated immediately may lead to catastrophic outcome.
Children with a button battery impaction present with nonspecific symptoms that may account for a delay in medical care.
The objective of this study was to evaluate the eruption status of third molars and the type of impaction in south Indian population within the age group of 18-26 years.
Objective: This study was aimed at finding the validity of indirect laryngoscopy (IDL) and neck X-Rays in the diagnosis of fish bone impaction.
1,2) Ulnar impaction syndrome, or ulnocarpal abutment, is a common degenerative condition causing ulnar-sided wrist pain.