Adriano Santana Fonseca

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Introduction Synovial sarcoma is a malignant tumor of mesenchymal pluripotent cells. Objectives We present a case of synovial sarcoma in the posterolateral wall of the oropharynx. Resumed report The patient, a 23-year-old woman, was admitted with a history of dysphagia and difficulty in breathing for 8 months, resulting in progressive deterioration and(More)
UNLABELLED Juvenile nasopharyngeal angiofibroma (JNA) is an uncommon tumor of the sphenopalatine foramen. Surgery combined with preoperative embolization has been the treatment of choice for JNA patients without intracranial invasion. This study aims to assess the viability of surgically treating non-embolized patients with JNA (types I-III according to(More)
Necrotizing otitis externa is a potentially lethal infection that starts in the external auditory canal and may progress to the skull base. It happens in elderly diabetic patients and is associated to a high morbi-mortality rate. The major causal agent is Pseudomonas aeruginosa, in 96 to 98% of the cases. The infection extends from the osteocartilaginous(More)
* Expert in ENT and Legal Medicine. Assistant Teacher of Cervical-Facial Surgery at Santa Casa da Bahia, Hospital Santa Izabel; and Teacher of Cervical-Facial Anatomy at UNIMEBA. ** PhD in ENT by USP – Head of the ENT Discipline and Cervical-Facial Surgery at Santa Casa da Bahia, Hospital Santa Izabel. *** Master Degree in Pathology by Fio Cruz/ UFBA(More)
INTRODUCTION Impaired glucose metabolism is characterized by conditions of hypo and hyperglycemia. AIM The objective of the present study was to asses whether or not there is a relationship between impaired glucose metabolism and dizziness. In the clinical laboratory settings, patients were examined using vectoelectronystagmography in association with(More)
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