Chevi E. Reddy

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OBJECTIVE To study the radiological features of chronic/granulomatous invasive fungal sinusitis (IFS) and identify differentiating characteristics, if any, from allergic fungal sinusitis (AFS). STUDY DESIGN Prospective radiological study. SETTING Tertiary hospital in northern India. SUBJECTS AND METHODS Subjects were nonacute fungal sinusitis patients(More)
OBJECTIVE To study the natural course of vestibular schwannomas 15 to 31 mm in diameter. METHODS A retrospective study of 45 patients conservatively managed with interval scanning was performed. Outcome measures were: changes in tumour size, clinical features and hearing. A tumour was considered to be growing if it increased in size by more than 2 mm. (More)
Esthesioneuroblastoma is a rare neuroendocrine tumor that arises from the olfactory epithelium and accounts for approximately 3% of all intranasal tumors. The tumor involvement in the nasal cavity with extension to paranasal sinuses, orbit, and anterior cranial fossa, is reported in the literature. In this report, we present an interesting case of isolated(More)
A prospective study was conducted in 25 consecutive patients of paranasal sinus aspergillosis to categorize and treat them based on a fixed treatment protocol. The three types of aspergillosis categorized as per definitive criteria were chronic invasive (six), non-invasive (fungus ball) (seven) and non-invasive destructive (12). Adjuvant chemotherapy was(More)
The most common foreign bodies in children are coins, particularly in the age group of 2-5 years. Sharp esophageal foreign bodies in children are not commonly encountered. We present a report of two sharp foreign bodies in young children. Both of them required cervical esophagotomy for removal of the foreign body after an unsuccessful endoscopic attempt.(More)
Paragangliomas are uncommon and those arising from the vagal trunk are rarer. Pigmented extra-adrenal paragangliomas are still rarer and reported sites of occurrence are the uterus, spine, retroperitoneum, bladder, mediastinum and orbit. The presence of abundant pigment in a cervical paraganglion has not been reported previously. We report one such unusual(More)
Vscular malformations are uncommon vascular lama. Low flow malformations hatve always been confused with kaemangiamas. Arteriovenous malformations (AVMs) arc extremely rure. We present a cue of massive AVM of the head and neck region and. disiusstke dlfflculties of cmbotisatim and surgical management in such cases. The relevant literature has also been(More)
We describe a new technique of helix advancement meatoplasty. This technique is useful in both mastoid surgery and some cases of otitis externa. The technique is designed to avoid the problems of (1) inferior positioning of the meatoplasty at the time of surgery, and (2) later inferior migration of the pinna (as can occur when the suspensory ligaments of(More)