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The Effect of Bulimia on the Parotid Gland
Figure 1: Illustration depicting the parotid gland and the closely associated branches of the facial nerve.

The Effect of Bulimia on the Parotid Gland

The parotid gland is the largest of three salivary glands in the human body and is partly responsible for the production of saliva which contains enzymes that function to lubricate…

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Nasal Fractures
Figure 2: Image of nasal fracture (left) and repair via closed nasal reduction (right).

Nasal Fractures

What is a nasal fracture? A nasal fracture or broken nose is caused by blunt trauma to the nose. There are many types of nasal fractures that are differentiated by…

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Melanoma: Overview
Figures 3 and 4: Removal of pre-melanoma lesion required a wide resection of the surrounding skin to prevent the spread of skin cancer.

Melanoma: Overview

Case Presentation A female patient in her 30’s was referred by a dermatologist for left cheek dysplastic nevus, a pre-melanoma lesion that required a wide resection. The patient’s lesion was…

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Graves’ Disease: Treatment Overview
Figure 1: Illustration depicting the anterior neck and the underlying thyroid gland and trachea.

Graves’ Disease: Treatment Overview

Graves’ Disease is an autoimmune disease that results in the overproduction of thyroid hormones, or hyperthyroidism. Graves’ Disease patients produce an antibody that interferes with the normal operation of their…

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