Changing the root morphology in a case of periodontal impairment at a maxillary molar used as a sustaining tooth

Vol. 55 No. 3 Suppl., 2014
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Constantin Daguci, Luminita Daguci, Marilena Bataiosu, Mihai Raul Popescu, Adina Bunget, Ruxandra Margarit, Oana Cella Andrei, Adina Dumitrache, Nicolae Vasile, Ruxandra Sfeatcu

Research evolution regarding dental research determines the increase of patient s desire to preserve their dentition for a long time. The loss of a molar tooth as the last teeth present on the dental arch, raises issues regarding how the prosthesis should be placed, still patients are usually reluctant to use as last resort the prosthetic solution. This article describes the technique of root amputation to save a maxillary molar used as bridge abutments.

Corresponding author: Constantin Daguci, Lecturer, DMD, PhD; e-mail:

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Daniela Ciobanu, Cristian Mesina, Liliana Streba, Corina Lavinia Gruia, Damian Ditescu, Calin-Gabriel Sarla, Aurelia Enescu, Florin Petrescu

Simultaneous presence of an epithelial and lymphoid tumor of the digestive tract is quite rarely met in literature. In this paper, we describe a case which presented such an association. Diagnosis was established by histological study, followed by immunohistochemistry. It is a synchronous colon tumor, associating a non-Hodgkin s lymphoma to a colon adenocarcinoma. The 57-year-old male patient has been clinically diagnosed with a tumor of the left abdominal quadrant and paraclinically (imaging and endoscopic) with colon neoplasm. Exploratory laparotomy revealed two tumors: one tumor of five centimeters in the sigmoid, with firm consistency, mobile on lower plans and the second tumor in the ceco-ascending colon, measuring about 7 cm, irregular, with firm consistency, mobile on lower plans, with lymph nodes extending to retroperitoneal space. The urinary bladder, kidneys, liver and stomach were of normal aspect. Subtotal colectomy was performed with latero-lateral ileo-sigmoid anastomosis. Microscopic examination revealed sigmoid tumor as G1 adenocarcinoma and cecal tumor as B-cell type lymphoma. Immunohistochemistry established the final diagnosis of cecal localization being a diffuse immunoblastic large B-cell non-Hodgkin s malignant lymphoma. The final diagnosis of this patient was actually a synchronous manifestation of a colon adenocarcinoma and non-Hodgkin s lymphoma. This association puts into question synchronous tumors etiopathogeny matter.

Corresponding author: Liliana Streba, MD, PhD, Post-doctoral Researcher; e-mail:

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