Snezana Dragoljub Jesic

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Parapharyngeal tumors account for 0.5% of head and neck tumors. They are difficult to diagnose because they have few symptoms and are surgically inaccessible. This retrospective study included 61 patients with parapharyngeal space tumors, treated in the last 20 years. The data, obtained from the medical records, included symptoms and clinical signs,(More)
INTRODUCTION Parapharyngeal space tumors are very rare comprising 0.5% of head and neck tumors. Tumors of this symptomatology as well as considerable surgical issue owing to inaccessibility. PATIENTS AND METHODS Retrospective twenty-year study of patients with parapharyngeal space tumors included 69 patients. Data were obtained from medical records, and(More)
Eustachian tube dysfunction is one of the well-known factors leading to development of chronic suppurative otitis media. Tube mucociliary transport is important for elimination of the inflammation products from the middle ear enabling recovery of the affected mucosa of the middle ear, local circulation and restoration of normal air pressure in the middle(More)
OBJECTIVE Indications for tonsillectomy in recurrent tonsillitis are defined according to the number of episodes of acute bacterial infections in a year. However, little is known about the tonsil immune competence status in patients presenting with recurrent tonsillitis with either hypertrophied or atrophied tonsils, or in patients presenting with(More)
OBJECTIVE To determine predicting value of otitis type, age, gender, ear suppuration, disease duration, mucosal changes, cholesteatoma spreading, labyrinthine fistula, size, localization of tympanic membrane perforation, type and stage of its retraction and ossicular chain disruption with sensorineural hearing loss in patients with tubotympanic otitis,(More)
INTRODUCTION Tuberculous otitis is a diagnostic problem due to the difficulty to obtain microbiological, histomorphological and cytological confirmation of the disease. OBJECTIVE Our objective was to compare clinical and radiological characteristic and development of otogenic complications in patients with tuberculous otitis and otitis with cholesteatoma(More)
OBJECTIVE This study aimed to compare the prognostic impact of comorbidity grading by the Adult Comorbidity Evaluation 27 index and the Charlson Comorbidity Index on the five-year overall and disease-specific survival in patients undergoing surgery for laryngeal squamous cell carcinoma. METHODS The impact of comorbidity and other factors on survival was(More)
INTRODUCTION The incidence rate of nasopharyngeal carcinoma in Serbia is less than one per 100,000 citizens, which classifies it as a region with low incidence for this disease. OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to test some hypotheses of the risk factors for undifferentiated carcinoma of nasopharyngeal type (UCNT) in the low incidence population. (More)