letter to the editor
Glomus tympanicum is a tumor classified as a paraganglioma. We report a case of a 66-year-old female with two middle ear pathologies: an incidental finding of a glomus tympanicum during stapedotomy surgery for otosclerosis.
Glomus tympanicum; Otosclerosis; Paraganglioma; Stapedotomy.
Pinna swelling that is angiolymphoid hyperplasia is a benign lesion that needs to be discussed. Most of the time it affects the face in that preauricular area involved, where it appears as a tiny erythematous lesion. Here we reported a case of a 24-years female patient who presented to us at the hospital with left ear pinna swelling for 7-years.
Pinna; Swelling; Angiolymphoid; Hyperplasia; Eosinophilia.
This study was performed to investigate the effectiveness of two endoscopic techniques for transsexual females.
Web of Science, Google Scholar, and PubMed databases were searched for studies suitable for inclusion in this meta-analysis. Studies in which Wendler’s glottoplasty or laser-assisted voice adjustment were analysed for the data criteria. Studies which included
pre-operative and post-operative fundamentals frequency values were selected. Five articles were included in the present study (total of 94 cases). As dependent groups were used in these studies, standardized mean differences were obtained using a random effect model. Analyses were performed using the meta for package for the R-statistical program.
Standardized mean values before and after operations were very different and post-operative mean values were significantly higher than the pre-operative mean values.
Endolaryngeal surgical techniques are valuable for pitch elevation.
Transgender; Phonosurgery; Voice; Gender and the voice; Endoscopy US version.
brief research report
Previous literature has reported ill-effect of ototoxic drug on hearing and balance. Present study investigated awareness among medical doctors for the same.
A total of 55-medical doctors of multiple specialties from Assam, India participated in the present study. A total of 14 questions with Likert Scale based scoring pattern were framed and validated for the present study.
Outcome of the present study showed high awareness percentage about side effect ototoxic drugs was obtained, which was a satisfying outcome.
While low audiological referral and consultation awareness was identified as an area of concern.
Ototoxicity; Doctors; Assam; Awareness.
Agenesis of the thyroid isthmus is a rare entity with a incidence rate of 0.5 and 10%. Thyroid isthmus agenesis could be associated with ectopic thyroid tissue or agenesis of the thyroid lobes. We discuss a case of a multinodular goitre which presented with morphological variations which was not detected on ultrasonography of the neck.
Thyroid; Head and neck; Isthmus.
To examine the role of the Identafi® device in early diagnosis of the nature of oral lesions.
Buccal mucosal lesions that diagnosed Kreatosis were the most seem lesion in oral area.
It has been observed that the indentative device provides convenience to the physician in the early diagnosis of precancerous oral
lesions and some tissue formations that may be overlooked can be reached.
Identafi®; Oral lesion; Precancerous; Early diagnosis; Tobacco; Alcohol.
Rhinology and Facial Plastic Surgery Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck SurgeryTehran University of Medical Sciences Tehran,Iran
Consultant Surgeon Department of Oral and Maxillofacial SurgeryUniversity Hospital Infanta CristinaFacultativo Especialista de Área, Servicio de Cirugía Oral y MaxilofacialHospital Universitario Infanta Cristina Badajoz, EspañaBadajoz, Spain