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Mycobacterium chelonae usually causes soft-tissue and skin infection. It is a rare cause of otomastoiditis. The clinical presentation and operative findings are similar to those of other nontuberculous mycobacterial infections. We describe a case of left-sided otomastoiditis with acute facial nerve paralysis caused by this organism in a previously well(More)
BACKGROUND Angiogenesis is widely investigated in conjunction with cancer development, in particular because of the possibility of early stage detection and of new therapeutic strategies. However, such studies are negatively affected by the limitations of imaging techniques in the detection of microscopic blood vessels (diameter 3-5 μm) grown under(More)
A subglottic cyst is a rare cause of neonatal upper airway obstruction, which may be misinterpreted as a subglottic hemangioma. With the advent of narrow-band imaging, the application of its unique features in analyzing the mucosa surface's vascular structures in pediatric subglottic lesions remains to be investigated. Here, we report the case of a preterm(More)
The concomitant occurrence of tuberculosis infection within a Warthin tumor is extremely rare, as only 6 cases have been previously reported in the English-language literature. We report a new case in a 92-year-old man, who presented with a 20-year history of a painless swelling in the right infra-auricular area that had recently become painful and larger.(More)
Brainstem hemorrhage usually presented with acute multiple neurologic dysfunction, and the prognosis was poor. Rarely, it can manifest with audiovestibular symptoms only. Here, we report a case of brainstem hemorrhage involving the right middle cerebellar peduncle and dorsal lateral pons presented with constant nonpulsatile tinnitus and rotatory vertigo. We(More)