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Otomycosis (fungal infection of the ear) is not uncommon clinical problem encountered in our ENT practice. It makes up to 6 per cent of all patients with symptoms of ear disease seen in the Outpatient Clinic. Of the 193 patients with a clinical diagnosis of otomycosis, 171 cases produced positive fungal isolates. In this study Aspergillus species (niger and… (More)
We report a case of vasculitis causing facial swelling and exophthalmos which on clinical and histological grounds is thought to be limited Churg-Strauss syndrome. An excellent response was achieved to high doses of systemic steroids and cyclophosphamide.
Cystic lesions of the thymus are rare. In a large series of over 200 mediastinal cysts only 12 cases of thymic cysts have been reported (Seltzer et al., 1968). Cervical thymic cysts are so rare that only 35 cases have been documented in the English literature.
A prospective study on 210 patients was conducted to determine the relative efficacy of infiltration anaesthesia as against surface anaesthesia for antral lavage. The patients were categorized into three groups and comparisons were made on patient response and our observations. This study confirms that infiltration technique is superior to surface… (More)
Congenital first branchial cleft fistulae, their embryology, anomalies, varied relationships to the facial nerve and surgical techniques for their excision have been well described in the literature. We report a case of a type II first cleft fistula in a three-year-old child which required a modification of the standard surgical approach to achieve safe and… (More)
An unusual case of odontogenic keratocyst arising from the maxilla, involving the maxillary antrum has been reported. Presence of an ectopic canine tooth under the orbital floor was a noticeable feature of this case. The clinical presentation, radiological, and histological aspects and treatment have been reviewed.
Haemangiopericytoma is a rare vascular tumour originating from pericytes which are cells surrounding the capillaries. Only 23 cases of haemangiopericytoma arising from the nose and sinuses have been reported in the literature, of which three are from the nasal septum. We are pleased to report one more case.
OBJECTIVE To report a case where GlideScope is used for the biopsy of the tongue base. BACKGROUND GlideScopes are used by anaesthetists for difficult intubations. CASE REPORT This paper reports a case where a GlideScope was used for biopsy of the tongue base. A review of the literature indicated that this was the first time a GlideScope had been… (More)
Osteoma of external auditory canal is a rare benign tumour. Usually it is found incidentally and often symptomless. Here we have a case of osteoma arising from the anterior wall of the bony external auditory canal, causing ipsilateral temporal headache which was relieved by removal of tumour.