Primary Endonasal Dacryocystorhinostomy - Impact of Multiple Factors on the Outcome
Ângelo Miguel Carvalho, Francisco Patrão, Márcia Mourão, Catarina Almeida, Luis Pinto, Vera Soares and Rui Tavares
Article Type: Review Article | First Published: March 22, 2021
Endoscopic dacryocystorhinostomy (en-DCR) is the mainstay of treatment of patients with nasolacrimal duct obstruction, with current success rates above 90%. Our aim was to evaluate multiple demographic and technical factors and estimate its influence on the outcome of en-DCR. We performed a retrospective review of the clinical records of patients submitted to a DCR at the Lacrimal Surgery Unit of the Centro Hospitalar Tondela-Viseu between June 2010 and December 2018, and collected data on demog...
Papilloma of the Ear’s External Auditory Canal: A Rare Localization in a Case at the Peace Hospital of Ziguinchor in Southern Senegal
NDADI TCHIENGANG K Junie, SENGHOR Fabrice, KANE Yaya, DIONE Antoinette, CISSE Mohamed, THIAM Ibou and DIOM Siga Evelyne
Article Type: Case Report | First Published: January 30, 2021
HPV infections are caused by human papillomaviruses. These viruses create cutaneous or mucous membrane tumors, including some warts. Warts are extremely common and easy to recognize, but when the location is atypical, histological confirmation is required. We report a HPV infection case localized in the ear’s external auditory canal in a 30-year-old young that is admitted to the ENT department of the Ziguinchor Peace Hospital. The examination found: auricular pruritus, a full ear feeling and a...
Endoscopic Transoral Surgery of the Tongue Base
Carlos S Ruggeri, Lautaro Acosta and Ivo Bedini
Article Type: Original Research | First Published: January 13, 2021
To determine the efficacy and incidence of complications in tumors and in other diseases involving the tongue base treated by transoral surgery with the assistance of endoscopes. To determine the efficacy and incidence of complications in tumors and in other diseases involving the tongue base treated by transoral surgery with the assistance of endoscopes. Central glossectomies and hemiglosectomies were performed with this technique, and through a ventral approach to the tongue, epidermal cysts t...