Artículos

Orofacial granulomatosis in children-A challenge for diagnosis and treatment

 Kolho KL, Heiskanen K, Verkasalo M, Pitkäranta A; International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology (Mar 2011)
The data on orofacial granulomatosis, OFG, in children are sparse. We describe here 8 pediatric patients presenting with OFG, 2 of these cases associating with Crohn's disease

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Human papillomavirus infections in laryngeal cancer

Torrente MC, Rodrigo JP, Haigentz M, Dikkers FG, Rinaldo A, Takes RP, Olofsson J, Ferlito A; Head & Neck 33 (4), 581-6 (Apr 2011)
Although the association and clinical significance of human papillomavirus (HPV) infections with a subset of head and neck cancers, particularly for oropharyngeal carcinoma, has recently been well documented, the involvement of HPV in laryngeal cancer has been inadequately evaluated.

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Refinement of selection criteria to perform ultrasound guided aspiration cytology during follow-up in patients with early staged oral cavity carcinoma and initially cN0 necks

 Rodjan F, de Bree R, Weijs J, Knol DL, Leemans CR, Castelijns JA; Oral Oncology (Mar 2011)


Currently, selection of lymph nodes for ultrasound-guided-fine-needle-aspiration cytology (USgFNAC) in patients with HNSCC relies mainly on size of lymph nodes.

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Double thyroglossal duct cyst located in the hyoid region and the tongue base: an unusual coexistence

 Yorgancilar E, Yildirim M, Gün R, Büyükbayram H, Topçu I; Journal of Ear, Nose, and Throat (Kulak Burun Bogaz Ihtis Derg) 21 (2), 106-9 (2011 Mar-Apr)


Thyroglossal duct cysts originate from persistent epithelial remnants of the thyroglossal duct that are present during the descent of the thyroid gland from the foramen cecum to its final position in the anterior neck.

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Surgical management of vestibular schwannoma in elderly patients

Nuseir A, Sequino G, De Donato G, Taibah A, Sanna M; European Archives of Oto-Rhino-Laryngology (Mar 2011)


This study aimed to evaluate surgical results of vestibular schwannoma in elderly patients using a retrospective study in a Quaternary Neurotology and Skull Base Referral Center setting. The data of 232 elderly patients (above 65 years) operated on for vestibular schwannoma in the period between April 1987 and July 2009 were reviewed.

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