Pleomorphic Adenoma of Nasal Septum Masquerading as Squamous Cell Carcinoma: About One Case
Article Type: Case Report | First Published: September 30, 2020
Pleomorphic adenoma is one of the most common benign tumors of the major salivary glands. It can also occur in the minor salivary glands, which exist in the nasal cavity. We present a case of pleomorphic adenoma masquerading as squamous cell carcinoma in 61-year-old man. This patient presented with nasal obstruction, nasal bleeding and nasal deformity. Biopsy have reveled moderaletly differenciated squamous cell carcinoma. After surgical procedure (lateral rhinotomy). The final diagnosis affirme...
Intratonsillar Abscess: Case Series of a Rare Entity
S Juthika Rai, Madhuri G and Chandre Gowda BV
Article Type: Case Series | First Published: August 29, 2020
Intratonsillar abscess (ITA) is a rarely reported clinical entity in both children and adults. Despite its rarity ITA should be considered in the differential diagnosis of Peritonsillar abscess and Tonsillitis. CT scan is useful to confirm the presence of an ITA. The following case series summarizes three cases of intratonsillar abscess that presented to our centre and their management. The primary treatment modality in our cases involved needle aspiration with post-procedural antibiotics....
Zygomatic Arch Blastomycosis in a Pediatric Patient: A Case Report
Paige Kennedy, MD and Andrea Shogan, MD
Article Type: Case Report | First Published: August 14, 2020
Blastomycoses dermatitidis is a fungal organism endemic to the eastern United States. This organism is thought to grow in soil and decaying wood, and exposure with inhalation of the spores can result in blastomycosis, a potentially life-threatening disseminated infection. We present a case of an 11-year-old female who presented to our institution with headaches and left-sided facial swelling, who was ultimately found to have blastomycosisof her left zygomatic bone....
Fishing at Home during Covid-19 Lockdown Period: A Rare Presentation of Penetration Fishhook at Nasal Bridge
Kuong Lung Kiu, Shiun Chuen Chew and Pek Ser Heng
Article Type: Case Report | First Published: July 13, 2020
In Otorhinolaryngology (ORL) practice, we commonly received cases of foreign bodies in the nose. Among these referrals, the pediatric group is the most common, others could involve the mentally challenged patients. These foreign bodies may vary from different materials and consistencies and removal them requires good clinical experience as well as proper clinical instruments and cooperative clinical staff and the patient. On rare occasion, penetrating foreign body at the nasal bridge was present...
Epidemiological Study of Head and Neck Cancer in Al-Baharegion, South West of Saudi Arabia
Rajab A AlZahrani
Article Type: Original Research | First Published: July 10, 2020
This is a retrospective, cross-sectional study, in which the records of patients presented to the Otorhinolaryngology (ENT), and various surgical departments at King Fahd Hospital at Al-Baha region and the documents of patients referred from Al-Baha region to the nearby specialized and oncology centers over ten years (January 2009-December 2019). A total of 470 patient’s records were reviewed for the following variables: Age, sex, occupation, smoking and alcohol consumption habits, primary tum...