Annals of Otolaryngology

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Prevalence of Hearing Loss with Intact Tympanic Membrane: A Tertiary Care Hospital Experience

Objective: To determine the prevalence of hearing loss with intact tympanic membrane in patients presenting to a tertiary care hospital. ...

Radioguided Occult Lesion Localization in Surgery for Recurrent Thyroid Cancer and Review of Literature

Reoperative thyroid surgery can be difficult technically and associated with higher complication risk. Recurrences may be obscured by fibrosis related to prior treatment or masking of relative anatomy. Radioguided occult lesion localization (ROLL) using technetium-99m labeled macroaggregated albumin (Tc99m-MAA) has merit ...

Early Rehabilitation in Total Glossectomy with Laryngeal Preservation

A brief review will be made about three patients who underwent total glossectomy without total laryngectomy. Total glossectomy was performed with bilateral neck dissection and immediate reconstruction of neo-tongue with pedicle pectoralis major myocutaneous bulky flap and laryngeal suspension. Only the adjuvant treatment of the patients was different. We investigated ...

Primitive Neuroectodermal Tumor of Maxilla: A Case Report

Primitive neuroectodermal tumours (PNETs) are a type of small round cell tumours which develop from migrating embryonal cells of the neural crest. These are commonly seen in infancy and early childhood. Peripheral primitive neuroectodermal tumours (pPNETs) have rare occurrence in head and neck region. ...

Diagnostic Disparities of Fine Needle Aspiration Cytology in Major Salivary Gland Tumors

To analyse diagnostic disparities between (Fine needle aspiration cytology) FNAC and Post-op histology in major salivary gland malignancies and implicates role of FNAC in deciding surgical extent. ...

Audit of Secondary Post Tonsillectomy Bleeding

Adenotonsillectomy operations are still the commonest surgical procedures for ENT surgeons and hence postoperative complications of bleeding, pain, remains the most recorded adverse events of such procedures. ...

Extra-Nodal Rosai-Dorfman Disease Presenting as Head And Neck Masses in Children: 5 Cases

Rosai-Dorfman Disease (RDD), or sinus histiocytosis with massive lymphadenopathy, is a rare, idiopathic disease characterized by a benign proliferation of histiocytes that infiltrates lymph node sinuses, mimicking a neoplastic process. RDD classically presents ...

Rehabilitation of patients with Central Auditory Processing Disorders

The most common reason of CAPD is stroke. Stroke affects all levels of the auditory system- from the inner ear to the central tracts. Rehabilitation of patients after a stroke is performed by neurologists and internists, but at the same time, hearing loss worsens their quality of life, which in turn exacerbates arterial hypertension. ...

Postoperative Systemic Corticosteroids and Hearing Preservation in Cochlear Implantation

To evaluate the effect of systemic postoperative steroids on residual hearing in patients who received a cochlear implant with a soft surgery technique. ...

Case Report of Familial Non-Medullary Thyroid Carcinoma

We report the diagnosis and clinical course of six first-degree relatives with Familial Non-Medullary Thyroid Carcinoma (FNMTC) who displayed genetic anticipation. ...

Maurice Roy's Protest

Maurice Roy was born on 24 December 1866. At 14 he entered a dental surgery as an apprentice technician. In 1884 he enrolled at the Ecole Dentaire de Paris where he was awarded his diploma in 1886. He became a tenured teacher in 1900. ...

Frontal Sinus Inverted Papilloma: A Case Report and Literature Review

Inverted papilloma is a rare benign tumor of the nasal fossa. Primary frontal sinus involvement is a rare entity. Although considered a benign lesion, the tumor has a potentially invasive nature and associated malignancy rate of 7 to 15%. Surgical management of frontal sinus (FS) inverted papilloma (IP) remain a significant challenge. ...

An Overview of the Role of the Pathologist in the Management of Oral and Maxillofacial Cancer- A Dental Perspective

The Royal College of Pathologists, UK, defines the discipline of oral and maxillofacial pathology as "a clinical specialty, undertaken by laboratory-based dentists, that is concerned with the diagnosis and assessment of diseases of the oral and maxillofacial region" [1]. Pathologists investigate the causes, progression ...

Functional Endoscopic Sinus Surgery: Is it Always a Safe Procedure?

Functional Endoscopic Sinus Surgery (FESS) is a fast and effective surgical procedure to treat rhinosinusitis that is not responsive to medical therapy. ...

Mometasone Furoate Nasal Spray as Adjunctive Treatment for Otitis Media with Effusion in Young Children

Otitis media with effusion (OME) is a major cause of conductive hearing loss in the pediatric population. Steroids, through their antiinflammatory effect on middle ear mucosa, Eustachian tube function and adenoid size may lead to quicker resolution of this condition. ...

Ex-Vivo Cholesteatoma Staining: A Feasibility Study for Intraoperative Staining and Identification of Occult Cholesteatoma

Complete cholesteatoma removal from the middle ear is a difficult task especially in the face of widespread disease. The challenge often lies in intraoperative identification of the cholesteatoma within the confined and difficult to visualize spaces of the middle ear amidst surrounding inflammatory mucosa. ...