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A rare case of a spontaneous neck hematoma in a patient with type 1 neurofibromatosis.
Neurofibromatosis type 1 (NF-1) is a genetic disorder that affects one in 3000 individuals. Although NF-1 notably involves nerves and connective tissue, vascular involvement in large series is… Expand
Repair of Temporal Bone Encephalocele following Canal Wall Down Mastoidectomy
We report a rare case of a temporal bone encephalocele after a canal wall down mastoidectomy performed to treat chronic otitis media with cholesteatoma. The patient was treated successfully via an… Expand
Reconstruction of frontal defects with calvarial grafts.
BACKGROUND There are many options for the reconstruction of frontal sinus wall defect resulting from injury, neoplastic lesions and aesthetic deformities. These mainly include autogenous grafts,… Expand
Sinonasal glomangiopericytoma treated with preoperative embolisation and endoscopic sinus surgery
Sinonasal glomangiopericytoma is a benign rare tumour of pericytes that accounts for less than 0.5% of all sinonasal tumours. It is an indolent tumour with a macroscopic appearance of common… Expand
Double primary malignant fibrous histiocytoma and squamous cell carcinoma of the larynx treated with laser laryngeal conservation surgery
- P. Karkos, S. Dova, S. Sotiriou, K. Markou, I. Kostopoulos
- 25 April 2016
Βackground Synchronous multiple malignancies of the larynx are rare. We present a case here of synchronous primary laryngeal squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) and malignant fibrous histiocytoma (MFH) in… Expand
Giant submandibular gland mucocele as a complication of previous sialolith removal.
- K. Markou, S. Dova, A. Krommydas, G. Psillas, S. Blioskas, P. Karkos
- American journal of otolaryngology
Mucoceles are common lesions of minor salivary glands. Mucoceles of the major salivary glands including the submandibular gland are extremely rare, but should be considered in the differential… Expand
Laryngeal schwannoma as an acute airway presentation
A schwannoma is a neurogenic tumour arising from nerve sheaths. Between 25% and 45% of schwannomas occur in the head and neck region. Schwannomas of the larynx are extremely rare. They usually occur… Expand
Unilateral Fungal Sphenoiditis Presenting with Diplopia and Ptosis
- M. Stavrakas, P. Karkos, S. Dova, S-E Tzorakoeleftheraki
- Indian Journal of Otolaryngology and Head & Neck…
- 26 April 2017
Unilateral sphenoiditis represents a diagnostic challenge, as it gives vague symptoms and is frequently identified incidentally. It is a rather rare entity and its treatment remains a matter of… Expand
Lactation Cessation and the Realities of Martyrdom in The Passion of Saint Perpetua
- S. Dova
This article examines the significance of breastfeeding in the self-definition of Perpetua, author and protagonist of the Passio Perpetuae et Felicitatis. Through close readings of all relevant… Expand