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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)
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.
Naso-sinusal aspergillosis is an infrequent ailment which true incidence is not correctly assumed and furthermore the cases are increasing because of the progression of immunodeficiency problems. Suspicious become accentuated when repeated antibiotic treatments fail or in patients with previous dental pathology or radiologically show inside of sinus images… (More)
Fourteen patients with lateral neck branchial cysts treated over an 18 year term were reviewed to analyze the authors' method of diagnosis and management. The possibility of an embryologic rest in the neck should therefore be kept in mind with all clinically evident neck masses. Histopathological examination revealed that cysts were lined with a stratified… (More)
Although the origin of granular cell tumor (GCT) is no totally clarified, a neurogenic source is generally accepted. Some think its forerunners are the Schwann cells. Despite the tongue's localisation is frequently seen, few are the papers dealing with this topic. We report the case of a patient suffering a granular cell tumor of the tongue and profit the… (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.