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OBJECTIVE The present study evaluated the results of the graft success rate and hearing gain of children who underwent endoscopic inlay butterfly myringoplasty due to chronic otitis media. METHODS The study included 32 pediatric patients aged between 8 and 17, who had endoscopic inlay butterfly myringoplasty with the diagnosis of chronic otitis media(More)
OBJECTIVES The objective of this study was to evaluate the effectiveness of methylprednisolone (MP) in models of facial nerve paralysis obtained by nerve section, compression, or inoculation with herpes simplex virus (HSV). STUDY DESIGN Experimental controlled animal study. SETTING Tertiary referral center. METHODS A total of 30 female New Zealand(More)
Rosai-Dorfman disease is a rarely seen disease with unknown etiology. Extranodal involvement is most commonly seen in the head and neck region. Histopathologically, it is characterized by histiocytic cell proliferation. This paper presents a case of a 15-year-old male patient who presented with nasal obstruction and was surgically treated for a mass filling(More)
  • 2015
Vallekuler kistler genellikle minör tükrük bezlerinin retansiyon kistidir. En sık meydana geldiği bölge epiglotun lingual yüzeyidir. Epiglottik mukus retansiyonları, aynı zamanda dil taban kistleri veya vallekuler kistler olarak bilinirler. Küçük vallekuler kistler asemptomatiktir. Bu vakalar çok farklı semptomlarla gelebilirler. Biz bu makalede büyük(More)
BACKGROUND This study investigated genetic polymorphisms affecting the inducible nitric oxide synthase, superoxide dismutase and catalase enzymes in chronic otitis media patients with and without tympanosclerosis, and the role of genetic susceptibility in the disease aetiology. METHODS A total of 162 patients who underwent surgery for chronic otitis media(More)
Giant cell tumor is a primary bone tumor that usually originates from the epiphysis of the long bones and is rarely seen in the cranial region. Most frequently, the tumor develops in the sphenoid and temporal bones in the middle cranial fossa. Giant cell tumor generally shows diversity with respect to benignity, local invasiveness, and histology. Although(More)
BACKGROUND Audiological abnormalities seen in various autoimmune disorders raises the question of whether such abnormalities also exist in alopecia areata. OBJECTIVE This study was performed to detect possible audiological abnormalities in Alopecia areata (AA) patients. METHODS The study population consisted of 51 patients with AA and 51 healthy(More)
OBJECTIVE This study aimed to evaluate any potential effects of phototherapy on cochlear function in newborns using transient evoked otoacoustic emissions (TEOAEs). METHODS AND MATERIALS Fifty-seven newborns, undergoing phototherapy for hyperbilirubinemia without any other risk factors, and a control group of 53 healthy newborns, were administered the(More)
South European cases with autosomal recessive inherited hearing loss (4,8). The frequent incidence of the 35delG mutation requires analyzing both affected individuals and parents (in terms of being carriers) for genetic counseling. The aim of this study was to determine the frequency of GJB2 gene mutations in patients with congenital NSSNHL and to(More)
Chronic rhinosinusitis with nasal polyps (CRSwNP) is a chronic inflammatory disease of the paranasal sinuses, and its pathophysiology is not yet precisely known. It is suggested that oxygen free radicals play an important role in the pathogenesis of nasal polyposis. This study aimed to identify genetic polymorphisms of superoxide dismutase (SOD 2), catalase(More)