Samia A Fawaz

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BACKGROUND Scleroma is a chronic specific granulomatous disease. It is considered endemic in Central America, Egypt, tropical Africa, India, and Indonesia. The most common complaint is nasal obstruction, other symptoms include; rhinorrhea, epistaxis, dysphagia, stridor, and dysphonia. AIM So our objective was to focus on the various clinical and(More)
CONCLUSION Autofluorescent endoscopy (AFE) combined with microlaryngoscopy (MLS) gives a more accurate diagnosis of laryngeal pathology and can be further refined to minimize the need for MLS under general anaesthesia. OBJECTIVE The aim of the present study was to evaluate the diagnostic potential and limitations of autofluorescent flexible laryngoscopy(More)
OBJECTIVES/HYPOTHESIS The sphenoid sinus is uncommonly affected by inflammatory or neoplastic lesions. Initial onset of isolated sphenoid sinus diseases (ISSD) is generally asymptomatic. The objectives of this study were to estimate the sensitivity and specificity of computed tomography (CT) and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) in diagnosing ISSD and(More)
Objective: To study the variations in the course of the facial nerve by studying the second genu angle (S.G.A.) aiming to provide a more detailed description of the anatomy of the nerve, thus avoiding its injury during middle ear surgery. Material and Methods: 35 adult temporal bones were studied by dissecting them at the temporal bone laboratory in Ain(More)
BACKGROUND Obstructive sleep apnea/hypopnea syndrome (OSAHS) is a common childhood problem; complications include possibly reduced neurocognitive performance. Treatment of OSAHS is usually by adenotonsillectomy, but whether surgery relieves both sleep disturbances and associated behavioral problems to the same degree or not is a reasonable question. (More)
BACKGROUND   Chronic laryngitis and/or vocal fold minimal lesions (VFMLs) are common associations with gastro esophageal reflux disease. Helicobacter pylori (HP) is a Gram-negative spiral organism accused of being a common cause of gastritis, gastroesophageal reflux disease and peptic ulcer. HP has been recently isolated from tonsils, adenoids, sinus and(More)
Introduction: Crohn’s disease (CD) is classically described as a chronic granulomatous inflammatory bowel disease, laryngeal and other otolaryngologic manifestations of CD are uncommon and may be subtle, as laryngeal involvement by CD has been reported in only six cases in the medical literature. Objective: we describe a case of an Egyptian man with extra(More)
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