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A different type of ‘glue ear’: report of an unusual case of prominent ears

A different type of ‘glue ear’: report of an unusual case of prominent ears – Original Article Elizabeth M. Purcell Abstract Prominent ears is a condition that can cause extreme psychological distress in young people. This cosmetic deformity can be corrected by otoplasty, an outpatient surgical procedure that is associated with a high rate of […]

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Endoscopic view of a hemostatic technique for endoscopic sinus surgery

Endoscopic view of a hemostatic technique for endoscopic sinus surgery – Rhinoscopic Clinic Eiji Yanagisawa Regardless of whether local or general anesthesia is administered, hemostasis is important for good visualization and safety during functional endoscopic sinus surgery (FESS). (1) A systematic technique has been described that provides adequate and consistent hemostatic control during these procedures. […]

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Malignant fibrous histiocytoma arising in the upper posterior triangle of the neck

Malignant fibrous histiocytoma arising in the upper posterior triangle of the neck – Brief Article Ho-Sheng Lin Abstract We describe the case of a 59-year-old man who came to us with a right neck mass of 4 to 5 months’ duration. A histologic diagnosis of malignant fibrous histiocytoma was made, and the patient underwent wide […]

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Recurrent laryngeal nerve paralysis: Current concepts and treatment: Part III-Surgical options

Recurrent laryngeal nerve paralysis: Current concepts and treatment: Part III-Surgical options – Brief Article Dana M. Hartl [Editor’s note: This is Part III of an article reprinted from Annales d’Otolaryngologie et de Chirurgie CervicoFaciale*. Part I–“Phylogenesis and physiology,” appeared in the November 2000 issue of Ear, Nose & Throat Journal and included the references for […]

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Pediatric laryngopharyngeal reflux

Pediatric laryngopharyngeal reflux Kevin K. Bach Abstract Laryngopharyngeal reflux (LPR) is common in children. It often affects the airway, and it has been associated with life-threatening disease. The diagnosis and treatment of LPR in children is somewhat different from that in adults. Introduction Pediatric laryngopharyngeal reflux (LPR) has gained increasing recognition over the past few […]

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Epidermal inclusion cyst in the nasal vestibule – Rhinoscopic Clinic

Epidermal inclusion cyst in the nasal vestibule – Rhinoscopic Clinic – Brief Article Ken Yanagisawa A white 46-year-old man who had previously undergone nasal polypectomy came to us with a complaint of worsening nasal obstruction. He had no allergic symptoms and did not smoke. On nasal examination, he was found to have bilateral recurrent nasal […]

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a long-term, controlled study of 81 patients

Efficacy of the Epley maneuver for posterior canal BPPV: a long-term, controlled study of 81 patients Wietske Richard Abstract We assessed the efficacy of the Epley maneuver (canalith repositioning) in a study of 81 patients with posterior semicircular canal benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV). A group of 61 patients underwent the maneuver, while a control […]

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Coordinating dual health insurance benefits

Coordinating dual health insurance benefits Steven F. Isenberg Separate health insurance benefits that both cover a husband and wife can be good and bad. While multiple coverage is typically a good thing, it can be difficult to coordinate the benefits. It can also result in no payment. For example, say you file a claim for […]

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Endoscopic view of a mucocele in an infraorbital ethmoid cell – Haller cell

Endoscopic view of a mucocele in an infraorbital ethmoid cell – Haller cell – Brief Article Eiji Yanagisawa A white, 37-year-old woman came to the office with a complaint of left-sided headaches. Despite earlier treatment with multiple antibiotics, antifungal medications, and endoscopic sinus surgery, she continued to experience persistent cephalalgia. Computed tomography (CT) of the […]

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Pediatric laryngopharyngeal reflux

Pediatric laryngopharyngeal reflux Kevin K. Bach Abstract Laryngopharyngeal reflux (LPR) is common in children. It often affects the airway, and it has been associated with life-threatening disease. The diagnosis and treatment of LPR in children is somewhat different from that in adults. Introduction Pediatric laryngopharyngeal reflux (LPR) has gained increasing recognition over the past few […]