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The results of a consecutive series of 1,349 fine needle aspiration (FNA) biopsies from the head and neck region of 1,193 patients has been reviewed in order to evaluate the efficacy of this method in the diagnosis of tuberculous lymphadenopathy (TBLN). Of the 108 patients whose fine needle aspiration cytology (FNAC) showed granulomatous changes, 68 had(More)
Myringotomy and insertion of a grommet are effective in the management of middle-ear effusion resulting from nasopharyngeal carcinoma. The procedure was carried out in 46 ears in 30 patients, resulting in significant improvement of hearing. The complication rate of the operative procedure is not negligible in this group of patients, and it is higher if the(More)
A joint Danish-Finnish-Swedish case-referent investigation was initiated in 1977 in order to study the connection between nasal and sinonasal cancer and various occupational exposures. All new cases of nasal and sinonasal cancer were collected from the national cancer registers (Finland and Sweden) or from the hospitals (Denmark). Those still alive who(More)
Fine needle aspiration biopsies of 42 histologically confirmed tuberculous cervical lesions were studied. Thirty-four patients had subsequent excision of cervical lymph nodes and eight had incision and drainage of cervical abscesses. All aspirates except two (which were inadequate) were satisfactory for diagnosis and contained inflammatory cells.(More)
A case is presented of laryngeal impaction in an infant by a cervical vertebra of a toad. Symptoms were mild initially but became progressive later with secondary laryngeal edema. Early diagnosis was not made, which resulted in considerable difficulty in management. Computerized tomography (CT) scan was found to be useful in identifying the foreign body and(More)