Ersoy Doğan

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Takayasu's arteritis (TA) is a chronic, progressive, granulomatous inflammation of the aorta and its major branches, and is diagnosed often only in the late stage. The late phase of disease is characterized by variety of ischemic symptoms due to stenosis or occlusion of the major arteries. Although major neurological events such as stroke, transient(More)
OBJECTIVES To determine the patterns of lymph node metastases in oral tongue carcinomas, and examine the implications for elective and therapeutic neck dissection. METHOD The study entailed a retrospective analysis of 67 patients with previously untreated oral tongue squamous cell carcinoma who had undergone simultaneous glossectomy and neck dissection.(More)
OBJECTIVE To provide information on the clinical characteristics and management of an uncommon congenital nasolacrimal system anomaly, intranasal nasolacrimal duct cyst. METHODS Three patients treated with microdebrider assisted endoscopic marsupialization for intranasal nasolacrimal duct cysts were included in this study. Management and outcomes are(More)
BACKGROUND Tumor deposits, nodules in the peritumoral adipose tissue with no architectural residue of lymph node, have previously been described in colorectal adenocarcinomas. To date, however, there has been no examination of tumor deposits in head and neck squamous cell carcinoma (HNSCC). METHODS Neck dissection specimens of 140 patients with HNSCC were(More)
Solitary fibrous tumor (SFT) is a rare spindle cell neoplasm that usually arises from the pleura. SFTs occurring within the head and neck region are uncommon. Recently, it has been described in various head and neck sites such as oral cavity, nasal cavity, paranasal sinuses, salivary glands, thyroid, buccal space, and larynx. Here, we report a case of SFT(More)
Laryngeal leiomyosarcoma is an extremely rare malignancy originating from the smooth muscles of blood vessels. Herein, we present the first case of leiomyosarcoma arising from the glottic area of the larynx with coexistent tuberculous mediastinal lymphadenopathy. The patient was treated with vertical laryngectomy and anti-tuberculous medication. He has been(More)
Pagetoid spread, is used to define intraepithelial spread of cancer cells, when a massive carcinoma is identified beneath the basal membrane. There are only few reports of pagetoid spread at the head and neck region. Herein a 74 year old male patient with bilateral transglottic laryngeal high grade malignant epithelial tumor with pagetoid spread is(More)
OBJECTIVE Sanguinarine is an alkaloid obtained from the root of Sanguinaria canadensis and other plants from the Papaveraceae family and is well known to possess a broad range of biological functions, such as antimicrobial, antifungal, anti-inflammatory, and antineoplastic activities. We aimed to specify the in vitro effect of sanguinarine on the House Ear(More)
OBJECTIVES This study aims to evaluate quantitatively the pediatric otorhinolaryngology (ORL) publications belonging to the ORL journals of the Science Citation Index (SCI) made by Turkey and other European countries between five year periods during 1995 and 2012. MATERIALS AND METHODS After SCI journals of 1995, 2000, 2005, 2010 and 2012 under the ORL(More)
OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to investigate the antiinflammatory and antifibrotic effects of N-nitro L-arginine methyl ester (L-name) in experimentally induced myringosclerosis. METHODS Twenty Wistar albino rats were bilaterally myringotomized and divided randomly into four groups, each including five rats. Group I received no treatment, Group(More)