Janardhan J Rao

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This study highlights the high incidence of fungal granulomas in our patients and to streess the need to differentiate the invasive Sinonasal aspergillosis from the non invasive ones because, the management og invasive Aspergillosis includes the administration of the potentially toxic drug, Amphotericin. The various diagnostic criteria used by us to(More)
We present out experience with the surgical management of 8 cases parapharyngeal tumors which were successfully operated using various approaches. Most tumors were quite large and presented special surgical challenges to safegaurd important structures and ensure complete tumors excision. Included in the series are 3 rare tumors, a myoepethilioma of the deep(More)
Determination of obstructive site in obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA) is of paramount importance is planning the management. Cephalometric evaluation of lateral X-rays when combined with clinical assessment and fibreoptic examination of the airway helps in locating the site of obstruction. The usual technique of cephalometry has been modified so as to give a(More)
The relationship between sinonasal disease and septal deriations is well known, albeit vaguely. There was no serious attempt to classify deviations except calling them mild deviations, gross deviations, spur; high deviations, etc. The airflow changes in these deviations, which lead to mucosal changes predisposing to polyps or infection have not been(More)
Studies have shown that the obstruction in OSA is more often than not multicentric. Tongue base obstruction is relatively more difficult to diagnose accurately and treat effectively. In this presentation, an effort is made to suggest two methods of management of this problem. One deals with the surgical management and the second, an alternative non-surgical(More)
Paragangliomas are uncommon tumours arising from chemoreceptor organs. Those arising in relation to the vagus nerve are referred to as Glomus intravagale or vagal body tumours. They are rare tumours accounting for only 3% of Head & Neck paragangliomas. A case of Glomus intravagale tumour is presented both in view of its rarity and to stress its(More)
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