J A Sancipriano Hernández

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Postoperative failures and complications detected in patients who undergo surgery for otosclerotic disease are not uncommon in stapes surgery. Prosthesis displacement and incus necrosis are the most common findings in review stapedectomy. We report the case of a patient who had tinnitus, vertigo, and non-recovery of air conduction thresholds without(More)
Although the incidence of Ludwig's angina has diminished, it still occurs. This disease can have life-threatening complications, including deep neck infection and mediastinitis. We report a case of Ludwig's angina with bilateral vocal cord paralysis secondary to cervical spread of infection.
Osteoid osteoma of the temporal bone is an infrequent benign bone tumor. The suspected diagnosis is based on clinical findings (occasionally pain, cosmetic deformities, repeated external otitis and conductive hearing loss), otoscopy, the radionuclide bone scan, and computerized tomography. Histopathology confirms the diagnosis of osteoma. Pain responds to(More)
The treatment of peritonsillar abscesses is debated. A retrospective study was made of 19 patients diagnosed as peritonsillar abscess who were treated by incision, drainage, and intravenous antibiotics. The surgical, medical and diagnosis factors that affect the management of peritonsillar abscesses are discussed.
Cervical emphysema is rare and its diagnosis involves the ENT specialist. A case of cervical subcutaneous emphysema secondary to lower molar extraction is reported. The patient had no signs or symptoms other than cervical emphysema. Simple radiography and CT are recommended for early diagnosis. The etiopathogenic mechanisms of subcutaneous cervical(More)
The position of the jugular bulb varies greatly. A high jugular bulb procident from the temporal bone is not uncommon. Most people with this anatomic variation remain asymptomatic. We report seven cases of high jugular bulb with clinical manifestations. The anatomy, clinical manifestations, diagnosis, and management are reviewed.
Radioscopically-guided balloon dilation of esophageal stenosis is an effective and easily performed palliative procedure. Our experience with balloon dilation of esophageal stenosis in 12 patients was reviewed. Every patient underwent 2-5 sessions. Dysphagia disappeared completely in 2 patients. Ten patients had significant improvement. No case of(More)