Ana Sofía Araujo da Costa

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INTRODUCTION Tuberculosis is an infectious disease that has displayed increasing incidence in the last decades. It is estimated that up to 20% of tuberculosis cases affect extra-pulmonary organs. In the ENT area, soft palate and tongue are the least probable locations. CASE REPORT A 62-year-old female with a history of rheumatoid arthritis and treatment(More)
Please cite this article in press as: Chiesa Estomba CM, et al. A rare cause Head and Neck diseases (2015), http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.anorl.2015 onsillar asymmetry, left palatine tonsil hypertrophy and a brownsh cyst, approximately 2 × 2 cm, on the left tonsillar surface and violet brown 1 × 0.5 cm nodule on the right palatine tonsil. You ecided on(More)
HYPOTHESIS Temporal bone drilling practice constitutes an essential stage in training for the surgical approach to this complex anatomic structure. To facilitate adaptation and surgical skills in otologic surgery, we recall the easy cost-effective practice of drilling a chicken egg. BACKGROUND The resident in training must master the use of the surgical(More)
INTRODUCTION The emergence of flexible nasofibrolaryngoscopy in recent decades has facilitated the development of Otolaryngology and the nasofibrolaryngoscope has become an essential diagnostic tool for the otolaryngologist. However, its use is not without discomfort for the patient, which is why various options for topical anaesthesia have been proposed(More)
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