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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)
The attempts for closing tympanic perforations has been a matter of concern between the otologists since past times. BANZER, in 1640, tried to seal them with pork bladder; YEARSLEY, in 1850, was the first to use a fragment of cotton wool to patch them up; BERTHOLD, in 1878, used skin grafts; and BLAKE, in 1887, did the same with papier patches. From 1950… (More)
We present a case of Castleman's disease (hyaline-vascular type) localized in the neck, confirmed by histopathological examination. A review of the illness is also reported.
We report the case of a female patient who presented with sudden deafness as the first symptom of a cerebellar tumour which was not localized strictly in the cerebellopontine angle and did not show direct compression on the extrabulbar portion of the VIIIth cranial nerve. The clinical picture contained a number of signs and symptoms typical of cerebellar… (More)
We report two cases of major complications in therapeutic embolization of juvenile angiofibromas. We discuss no permanent and major complications of this procedure. A brief review of this illness is also presented.
The sudden deafness is a common pathology with unilateral affectation and unknown etiology. Nowadays, the treatment is not completely clarified. We compare a urografin-CO2 treatment with CO2 as a single therapy.
We present a 40-year-old male patient with a lump in the parapharyngeal space protruding in the oro- and hypopharynx and obstructing the airway. Diagnosis lipoma. The pathology is reviewed and the surgical approach is commented upon.
Cysts of the thyroglossal duct form the congenital, not odontogenetic, more frequent malformations of neck and head pathology. In percentage terms one percent developed a carcinoma, usually of good prognosis. This paper reports the case of a woman, 41, who was operated upon of a thyroglossal duct cyst and in the eradicated piece showed a papillary carcinoma… (More)