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OBJECTIVES A review of the presenting features, management, and outcome of extranodal non-Hodgkin's lymphoma (NHL) of the sinonasal tract during a 10-year period in Nottingham, UK. STUDY DESIGN Twenty-four patients received a diagnosis of extranodal NHL of the nasal cavity, paranasal sinuses, or both, from 1987 to 1996. The patients' data were collected(More)
Pharyngeal pouch or Zenker's diverticulum presents to the otolaryngologist with symptoms of dysphagia. As supported by the published literature, the condition is more frequently seen in Northern Europe, especially the United Kingdom, than elsewhere in the world. The cause of the reported increased incidence in the United Kingdom is not known, but may be(More)
Tonsillectomy is a commonly performed operation in children. Although the justification for this procedure has been debatable in the past, more rigorous criteria in defining the need for tonsillectomies are becoming established. The role of the primary care physician in the management of tonsillar disease in children is important as the decision to refer a(More)
A prospective study evaluating the benefits of preoperative ultrasonography of paediatric neck abscesses is presented. Twenty-three consecutive children who presented with suspected neck abscesses to the Accident and Emergency Department at the Temple Street Children's Hospital between 1990 and 1992 have been evaluated prospectively. On admission,(More)
The benefit of using a sternocleidomastoid flap following parotidectomy to reduce the incidence of symptomatic gustatory sweating (Frey's syndrome) was reviewed. A retrospective study was undertaken to review subjective and objective symptoms of Frey's syndrome in two groups of patients, one of whom had undergone superficial parotidectomy with a(More)
Parathyroid surgery is the acceptable definitive treatment for primary hyperparathyroidism (pHPT) due to parathyroid adenoma. Open mini-incision parathyroidectomy (O-MIP) has an excellent cure rate and minimal morbidity. We aim to demonstrate the safety, efficacy and subjective patient satisfaction of O-MIP and investigate the accuracy of pre-operative(More)
AIMS We undertook a study to ascertain what factors general practitioners consider important when referring children for tonsillectomy, and to compare these views with those of consultant ENT surgeons. METHODS Web-based questionnaire study. RESULTS A total of 141 general practitioners and 146 consultants responded. Tonsillectomy in children was regarded(More)