Keiko Kashiba

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OBJECTIVE Churg-Strauss syndrome (CSS) is known as autoimmune vasculitis with peripheral eosinophilia after bronchial asthma and rarely has otological findings. We present a case of CSS with refractory otitis media and discuss the relationship between otological symptoms of CSS and eosinophilic otitis media. CASE REPORT A 60-year-old woman had suffered(More)
This is the third case report of liposarcoma of the temporal bone. A 69-year-old man complained of left otalgia, left otorrhea, and dizziness for several months, with a past history of tympanoplasty for cholesteatoma 28 years previously. Otoscopy revealed debris in the attic. We performed tympanoplasty for recurrent cholesteatoma. The postoperative(More)
OBJECTIVE Bell's palsy rarely recurs or arises bilaterally. We describe unique oral motor sequelae that manifest with bilateral facial palsy. PATIENTS Two rare patients with alternating bilateral Bell's palsy experienced compromised mouth movement, affecting eating, speaking, and air exchange, and reduced quality of life. INTERVENTIONS Rehabilitation(More)
Toxic shock-like syndrome (TSLS) is a form of rapidly progressing septic shock that can lead to multiple organ failure and has a high mortality rate of 30%. We report a rare case of TSLS affecting the head and neck. A 40-year-old man complained of redness and swelling of the neck with vomiting and diarrhea. His blood pressure dropped, and multiple organ(More)
Computed tomography (CT) of the temporal bone is used routinely in otology clinics. The development of multi-slice helical CT (MSCT) has improved the quality of images of the temporal bone and enhanced diagnostic competence significantly . However, MSCT images of minute bony structures in the temporal bone are not always clear enough to allow an accurate(More)
OBJECTIVES To describe how to obtain high-resolution computed tomography (CT) images of the en face view of the lateral orifice of Prussak's space (Ps orifice) and tympanic ring and to investigate the shape and size of these structures in normal ears and in those with chronic otitis media and attic cholesteatoma. SETTING University-affiliated referral(More)
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