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An 83-year-old Caucasian patient was referred with bilateral vitritis treated with topical corticosteroids for 6 months. The patient had had a history of right testicular B-cell lymphoma 10 years ago, which was treated with an orchidectomy followed by six rounds of CHOP-type chemotherapy. Ophthalmologic examination revealed a best corrected visual acuity of(More)
OBJECTIVE To assess whether lateral semicircular canal (LSCC) ossification is more advanced than that in the cochlear basal turn, in order to judge the value of the former as a predictor. METHODS Retrospective review of 33 paediatric patients from our cochlear implant programme, with profound sensorineural hearing loss after bacterial meningitis. Magnetic(More)
An unusual case of symptomatic thoracic vertebral hemangioma involving two contiguous vertebrae but confined to the posterior elements is presented. The lesion displaced and compressed the cord. The diagnosis was not considered prior to biopsy. There was uncontrolled bleeding at biopsy. Only partial surgical resection was performed, with incomplete relief(More)
INTRODUCTION Red ear syndrome is a rare condition characterized by episodic attacks of erythema of the ear accompanied by burning ear pain. Symptoms are brought on by touch, exertion, heat or cold, stress, neck movements and washing or brushing of hair. Diagnosis and treatment of this condition are challenging. The case we report here involves a woman whose(More)
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