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The purpose of this study was to evaluate the risks and complication rate of thyroid surgery. The authors present a retrospective study of 356 patients surgically treated for thyroid nodules, between 1987 and 1998, at the military hospital of Tunis. The patients were categorised into 3 groups: group I: 238 solitary thyroid nodules (66.8%); group II: 92(More)
The authors report a case of encapsulated papillary neoplasm in the right lobe of the thyroid of a 36-year-old woman. This neoplasm was a papillary encapsulated carcinoma with variable histologic patterns not properly described in the literature. In the light of a review of the literature, the authors stress the macroscopic and histologic aspects of this(More)
A survey conducted in 52,000 young male subjects evaluated the influence of listening to music with stereophonic headphones on perception hypacusis leading to exemption from National Service. Also investigated were noise level output from promenaders as well as temporary auditory loss two minutes after listening for one hour. Findings suggested relative(More)
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