Reda Lah Abada

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OBJECTIVES To translate the original English version of the University of Washington Quality of Life (UW-QOL) questionnaire into Moroccan Arabic version and investigate its psychometric validity and reliability for Moroccan-speaking patients with head and neck cancer. METHODS The UW-QOL was conducted in 104 patients treated for head and neck cancer in the(More)
Foreign bodies in the upper respiratory tract are one of the most difficult otolaryngological emergencies; leeches are a very rare foreign bodies in the world. We report the case of a 70-year-old man with no past medical history presenting with laryngeal dyspnea associated with low abundant paroxysmal hemoptysis. The patient underwent nasofibroscopy showing(More)
Lingual thyroid is secondary to the absence of migration of the thyroid diverticulum. The latter develops locally, that is, at the level of the foramen caecum. It may be the only thyroid tissue present, or it may be associated with a normal thyroid. The occurrence of a lingual thyroid carcinoma is rare accounting for about thirty cases described in the(More)
Thyroglossal duct cysts followed by branchial cleft anomalies are the most common congenital neck masses encountered in practice, second branchial cleft cysts and sinuses are the most common type (LaRiviere and Waldhausen in Surg Clin North Am 92(3):583-597, 2012). Although both abnormalities are common individually, but rarely seen associated in same(More)
Thyroid abscess is a very rare clinical entity. It accounts for 0.1% of the surgical pathologies of the thyroid gland. The anatomical and physiological characteristics of the gland give it resistance to pathogens. Streptococcal and Staphylococcal are the most common. Tuberculosis is rarely reported in the literature. The occurrence of infection associated(More)
INTRODUCTION Foreign bodies in the upper airways are one of the most challenging otolaryngology emergencies, leeches present a very rare cause of airway foreign bodies around the world. CASE REPORT A 6-year-old girl was referred to our otolaryngology department at a tertiary university hospital with a severe dyspnea and hemoptysis. Nasofibroscopy revealed(More)
The aim of this study was to validate the Moroccan translation and sociocultural adaptation of the RhinoQOL questionnaire. The questionnaires were translated into Moroccan and then translated back into English. The final version was administered twice to an asymptomatic control population (n = 50) and once to a patients with chronic rhinosinusitis (CRS)(More)
OBJECTIVE The objective of this study paper was to culturally adapt and validate the 22-item Sino-Nasal Outcome Test (SNOT-22) questionnaire for Moroccan Arabic speaking patients. STUDY DESIGN Prospective cohort study. SETTING Tertiary referral center; Ibn Rochd University Hospital, Casablanca, Morocco. SUBJECTS AND METHODS The SNOT-22 was conducted(More)