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Kikuchi-Fujimoto disease (KF) is a new and uncommon malady of unknown etiology, first described in Japan. Clinically runs with neck adenopathies no larger than 2 cm diameter. Young women are more frequently affected. Main features are fever and nocturnal swelling in half of cases. Laboratory findings are not diagnostically helpful and positive diagnosis is… (More)
Primary laryngeal actinomycosis is rare. The case of a woman with diabetes that presented with a 2-month history of hoarseness and cough is reported. The literature is reviewed and the clinical features and histology of laryngeal actinomycosis are discussed.
The laryngectomees offer a good model for investigating the effect of absence of nasal ventilation in humans. Two samples has been studied: one composed for 24 laryngectomees, the other one for 54 healthy men. The clearance mucociliar time, using the charcoal power method in both specimen, and a structural and ultrastructural morphological survey in 5… (More)
We describe a typical case of eosinophilic ulcer of the oral mucosa (EUOM) after an adverse reaction to carbamazepine, in a manic-depressive patient. This case may be suggestive of other etiologic factors for the EUOM, different to traumas.
We present a case of cavernous laryngeal hemangioma in an elderly lady. The limited surface of the lesion and its location and implantation basis as well allowed an endolaryngeal surgery.
The purpose of this study was to investigate the presence of actinomyces in adenotonsillar disease, recurrent infections, or tonsillar hypertrophy in children. The study included 64 patients, ranging in age from 2 to 16 years, who had elective adenotonsillar surgery to treat either adenotonsillar hypertrophy (36 children) or recurrent adenotonsillitis (28… (More)
A rare case of vascular leiomyoma of the inferior nasal turbinate in a diabetic patient is presented. Local excision was performed under endoscopic control. There have not been signs of recurrence after 2 years follow-up.
In order to know the differences between the submucosal glands and the goblet cells of the supraglottic mucosa, a lectin histochemistry study was performed in 4 larynx of hamster (Mesocricetus auratus). The results show a strong reactivity to HPA and N-WGA lectins in the submucosal glands. Also reactivity to N-PNA and UEA-1 was present in the submucous… (More)
We have performed an histochemical study with lectins of the normal nasal mucosa of 6 patients. These patients were admitted at the Hospital for abdominal surgery. A wide biopsy was taken of the inferior nasal turbinate mucosa. The results show a different reactivity between the serous and mucous cells of the submucosal glands and with the goblet cells. We… (More)
A retrospective study was made of cavum malignant neoplasias. They were diagnosed and treated in the Ciudad Sanitaria Virgen de la Arrixaca (Murcia-Spain), between 1973 and 1982, with an epidemiological, clinical, anatomopathological, treatment and prognosis analysis. Cavum cancer is more common in men, with an average evolution time before the diagnosis… (More)