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A comparison of skin endpoint titration and skin-prick testing in the diagnosis of allergic rhinitis

A comparison of skin endpoint titration and skin-prick testing in the diagnosis of allergic rhinitis Anil Gungor Abstract Among the many methods of allergy diagnosis are intradermal testing (IDT) and skin-prick testing (SPT). The usefulness of IDT has been called into question by some authors, while others believe that studies demonstrating that SPT was superior […]

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Tuberculosis of the maxillary sinus manifesting as a facial abscess – Original Article

Tuberculosis of the maxillary sinus manifesting as a facial abscess – Original Article – Brief Article Devanand Jha Abstract Tuberculosis of the maxillary sinus is rare. Likewise, an acute onset that necessitates incision and drainage is also very uncommon. We report the case of a 15-year-old girl who came to us with an abscess on […]

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The histopathology of routine tonsillectomy specimens: Results of a study and review of literature

The histopathology of routine tonsillectomy specimens: Results of a study and review of literature – Brief Article Mubasher Ikram Abstract Controversy continues to attend the routine histologic examination of tonsillectomy specimens. We performed a retrospective evaluation of 400 tonsil specimens removed from 200 patients. We found that 68.3% of the specimens contained reactive lymphoid hyperplasia, […]

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Rosai-Dorfman disease presenting as an isolated extranodal mass of the carotid sheath: a case report

Rosai-Dorfman disease presenting as an isolated extranodal mass of the carotid sheath: a case report Lisa Lee Abstract Rosai-Dorfman disease is a rare, benign granulomatous disease that typically presents with massive cervical lymphadenopathy. In less than 50% of cases, other soft-tissue manifestations may also be found in the head and neck. Rosai-Dorfman disease can be […]

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Medical graphics software

Medical graphics software SmartDraw.com has released its Healthcare Solution software, featuring more than 50,000 symbols with specialized healthcare templates. This software allows users to make diagrams and images for patient and staff education, case management, presentations, and more. With SmartDraw Healthcare Solution, users simply drag ready-made graphics from the built-in libraries and drop them into […]

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Spontaneous vertigo and headache: Endolymphatic hydrops or migraine?

Spontaneous vertigo and headache: Endolymphatic hydrops or migraine? – Original Article Thomas E. Boismier Abstract We undertook a study to assess whether patients who had both spontaneous vertigo and headache would respond to treatment for endolymphatic hydrops rather than treatment for migraine. We also attempted to discover if there were any individual characteristics that might […]

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Blindness: a sequela of sinonasal small cell neuroendocrine carcinoma

Blindness: a sequela of sinonasal small cell neuroendocrine carcinoma Sofia Avitia A 44-year-old man presented to the emergency room with a 2-day history of headache and blindness in his right eye. He also reported a 2-week history of nasal congestion, rhinorrhea, and recurrent epistaxis. On physical examination, his visual acuity was 20/40 in the left […]

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Sinus-surgery safety – Product Marketplace

Sinus-surgery safety – Product Marketplace – Brief Article ENT surgeons at Montefiore Medical Center in Bronx, New York, have received a $1.3 million, 3-year grant from the Department of Health and Human Services to study ways to improve patient safety and prevent possible eye and brain injury to patients who undergo minimally invasive, or endoscopic, […]

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An unusual medial ostium of a concha bullosa of the middle turbinate

An unusual medial ostium of a concha bullosa of the middle turbinate – Rhinoscopic Clinic Dewey A. Christmas A 42-year-old woman came to the office with right facial pressure and right nasal stuffiness of several months’ duration. Coronal computed tomography (CT) of the sinuses detected right chronic ethmoid and maxillary sinusitis (figure, A), despite appropriate […]

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TMJ disorder/snoring device

TMJ disorder/snoring device Myofunctional Research Co. will launch the newly designed TMJ-M BV (Mouth Breather Version) Appliance[TM] at AAO-HNSE This appliance features four large breathing holes and a thicker (6 mm) base with air springs for increased bite opening and gentle temperomandibular joint (TMJ) decompression. The sides are higher than those of the regular TMJ-Appliance[TM] […]