Jacek Składzień

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We report a case of a 73-year-old female with a tumour of the tongue, operated with two relapses. A single metastasis to the lymph node was present. Currently, the patient is alive without evidence of disease. The histological diagnosis of cribriform adenocarcinoma of the tongue was rendered. The differential diagnosis of adenocarcinomas of the tongue is(More)
OBJECTIVES to compare morphological and clinical features of antrochoanal polyps and chronic inflammation-associated polyps of the maxillary sinus. STUDY DESIGN histological and scanning electron microscopic examination of ten antrochoanal polyps and ten chronic inflammation-associated polyps of the maxillary sinus; comparison of clinical data in both(More)
PURPOSE Chronic rhinosinusitis (CRS) is one of the most common diseases in the modern society. In recent years endoscopic sinus surgery (ESS) has become the treatment of choice for patients with CRS refractory to medical therapy. ESS proved to be successful in most, but not all patients with CRS. Currently there is no direct method available to distinguish(More)
BACKGROUND Dysphagia is a common symptom of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) and leads to increased risk of aspiration, malnutrition and dehydration. Swallowing mechanism in ALS patients has not been systematically studied. MATERIAL AND METHODS Based on the manometry analysis of upper investigate tract we have measured base of tongue contraction,(More)
INTRODUCTION Amyloidosis' are the heterogeneous group of diseases characterized by extracellular accumulation of secondary protein structures causing progressive disturbances of the organs. Amyloid deposits are localized mainly in the tissues of parenchymal origin (spleen, kidneys, liver) and as far as otorhinolaryngologic organs are concerned the primary(More)
BACKGROUND Bony wall damages in the region of the middle and posterior cranial fossa are usually observed in cases of chronic otitis media. These defects can also be congenital, post-traumatic, iatrogenic or due to tumors. They can potentially lead to the development of intracranial complications. MATERIAL/METHODS We analyzed patients who were diagnosed(More)
BACKGROUND Subperiosteal inflammatory disease, subperiosteal abscess and orbital cellulitis are the most common sequelae of both acute and chronic sinusitis. Early, appropriate evaluation and management observing signs and symptoms of orbital inflammation are required to prevent blindness. Computerised tomography (CT) is the investigation of choice in(More)
INTRODUCTION Cases of isolated lesions of the sphenoid sinus are rare. For descriptive purposes, clinicians divide them into inflammatory and non-inflammatory with prevalence of the former. Symptoms of the sphenoid sinus disease are difficult to characterise, the most common of them being vague headache and visual disturbances. Thorough preoperative(More)