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AIM OF THE STUDY The aim of this retrospective study was to report the results of the surgical treatment in a series of 210 patients operated on for substernal goiters. PATIENTS AND METHOD From 1982 to 1996, 210 patients with substernal goiters, including 80% of women, were operated on via a cervical approach in 208 cases, via a sternotomy in two cases.(More)
AIM OF THE STUDY Determination of the best surgical approach in the treatment of mucocoeles of the sinuses according to their localization. PATIENTS AND METHODS A retrospective study has been carried out including forty three cases of sinus mucocoeles, surgically treated from 1990 to 1997. These were in descending order, frontal (n = 19), maxillary (n =(More)
GOAL OF THE STUDY Unilateral Menière's disease can be treated by chemical labyrinthectomy. The goal of this work was to report our clinical experience with chemical labyrinthectomy, and to discuss the respective value of labyrinthectomy and of vestibular neurotomy for treating unilateral Menière's disease. METHODS Twelve patients underwent chemical(More)
UNLABELLED We conducted a retrospective analysis of 131 patients who underwent subtotal CHEP laryngectomy for a tumor of the larynx between 1990 and 1999 in order to determine the incidence of laryngomucocele after surgery. RESULTS Five patients developed laryngomucocele late after surgery. A sixth patient underwent surgery in another unit.(More)
We report a case of adenoid cystic carcinoma of the parotid disclosed by facial palsy alone. No tumefaction could be detected clinically or at imaging. The diagnosis was established at surgical exploration of the facial nerve. Total extended parotidectomy was completed by radiotherapy of the tumor site.
Progress in upper aerodigestive imaging improved pathologic staging and therapeutic choices. Imaging, especially CT scan is now indispensable for staging the upper aerodigestive cancers. Some anatomic areas must be explored with special attention because of their importance for therapeutic decision.
Rhabdomyoma in adults is a rare benign neoplasm of the skeletal muscles generally arising in the pharyngolaryngeal region. These slow-growing tumors remain asymptomatic for a long period. We report a case of basilingual rhabdomyoma. Computed tomography and magnetic resonance imaging demonstrated a well-encapsulated tumor with a line of cleavage between the(More)
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