Elena Sánchez-Legaza

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Aural myiasis is a rare clinical state that usually occurs in developing countries and in patients who mentally retarded or have poor personal hygiene. However, the prevalence has decreased over the years, and now it is very rare. The authors describe a case of aural myiasis caused by Wohlfartia magnifica in a five-month-old infant. The treatment used was a(More)
Lingual abscess is an extremely rare entity since the discovery of antibiotics, which, despite of its seriousness, it is usually a cause of death. We describe the case of a right hemilingual abscess, diagnosed by MRI scan because of its poor symptoms. This case is unique because of it affects the hemilingual central part and free edge. We discuss the most(More)
The solid fibrous solitary tumour of the oral cavity is an extremely rare entity. It is also of complicated diagnosis because of its extensive morphologic diversity (especially when there is a small amount of biopsied tissue) and because of its similarity to many mesenchymal injuries, mostly with hemangiopericytoma. The prognosis is reserved because of the(More)
Acoustic neurinoma is the most frequent benign tumour at the cerebellopontile angle. It causes compressive type lesions in adjacent cerebral structures. Its usual symptoms are sensorineural hearing loss and tinnitus with or without unilateral vertigo, which is why we have to know the wide variety of clinical signs it can present from its beginning,(More)
Retropharingeal abscess is a potentially lethal but infrequent infection of the retropharyngeal space, thanks to the use of antibiotics. Caused by a suppurative lymphadenitis secondary to a locoregional infection of the head and neck, it is the most frequent abscess in Paediatric age. It must be present in our differential diagnosis when facing a torpid(More)
We present the case of a 22-year old male patient with no history of interest, who attended consultation due to holocranial headache, with no nausea, vomiting, photophobia or focality, of 6 months’ duration. The patient also presented rhinorrhoea and night time snoring. The otoneurolaryngological examination was normal except for bilateral papillary oedema(More)
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