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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27897131/an-iatrogenic-cholesteatoma-of-the-squamous-part-of-the-temporal-bone
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Daniela Páez Mantilla, Claudio Krstulovic, Manuel Mateos Fernández, Herminio Pérez Garrigues
A cholesteatoma is a relatively common condition within the middle ear cavity, whereas a cholesteatoma of the squamous part of the temporal bone is an exceptionally rare entity. A case of an iatrogenic cholesteatoma located in the squamous part of the temporal bone is presented, which was revealed by an intermittent purulent discharge from an opening above the right ear 20 years after retroauricular myringoplasty. The diagnosis of an iatrogenic cholesteatoma is often made after several years of evolution, sometimes even at the stage of complications...
November 28, 2016: Journal of International Advanced Otology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27895000/severe-acute-otitis-media-and-acute-mastoiditis-in-adults
#2
Anu Laulajainen Hongisto, Jussi Jero, Antti Markkola, Riste Saat, Antti A Aarnisalo
OBJECTIVE: To evaluate and compare clinical and microbiological findings in adults hospitalized for acute otitis media (AOM) or mastoid infections (acute or latent). MATERIALS AND METHODS: We retrospectively reviewed the medical records of all adults (≥17 years old) hospitalized (between 2003 and 2012) at a tertiary referral center for acute mastoid infections or AOM not responding to outpatient medical treatment. RESULTS: Of the 160 patients in the study sample, 19% had an infection caused by S...
November 28, 2016: Journal of International Advanced Otology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27846184/minimal-endoscope-assisted-thyroidectomy-through-a-retroauricular-approach-an-evolving-solo-surgery-technique
#3
Myung Jin Ban, Jae Won Chang, Won Shik Kim, Hyung Kwon Byeon, Yoon Woo Koh, Jae Hong Park
This study aimed to evaluate the feasibility and efficacy of minimal endoscope-assisted thyroidectomy (MEAT) through a retroauricular (RA) approach. Most of the thyroidectomy operative time was accounted for by direct visualization through the RA window, minimizing interference between surgical instruments. Endoscope use was minimized and limited to critical surgical aspects, including preservation of the recurrent laryngeal nerve and parathyroid glands. The recurrent laryngeal nerve was neuromonitored throughout the procedure...
November 11, 2016: Surgical Laparoscopy, Endoscopy & Percutaneous Techniques
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27819651/endoscopic-assisted-cochlear-implantation-a-case-series
#4
Kadir Serkan Orhan, Beldan Polat, Mehmet Çelik, Şenol Çomoğlu, Yahya Güldiken
The aim of the present study was to describe the use of the endoscopic-assisted cochlear implantation in cases with an unsuccessful standard surgical technique because of not achieving adequate exposure to the round window (RW). Three patients with a bilateral profound hearing loss were operated using an endoscopic-assisted cochlear implant procedure at our tertiary university referral center between 2012 and 2014. In all of the patients, a retroauricular "c" shaped incision was performed and a subperiosteal pocket was created...
November 7, 2016: Journal of International Advanced Otology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27757344/retroauricular-pleomorphic-adenoma-arising-from-heterotopic-salivary-gland-tissue
#5
Luke Grome, Patrick Bacaj, Gregory Borah
A 38-year-old woman is described who presented with a slowly growing mass on the posterior aspect of the left ear. Excision and histopathologic evaluation revealed a pleomorphic adenoma (PA) originating from heterotopic salivary gland tissue. Many authors have presented cases of PAs originating from ceruminous glands in the external auditory canal or of so-called chondroid syringoma originating from apocrine and eccrine sweat glands. This is the only case in the recent literature of a PA originating from a heterotopic rest of salivary gland tissue in the retroauricular region...
September 2016: Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. Global Open
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27755370/outcomes-of-drill-canalplasty-in-exostoses-and-osteoma-analysis-of-256-cases-and-literature-review
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Golda Grinblat, Sampath Chandra Prasad, Gianluca Piras, Jingchun He, Abdelkader Taibah, Alessandra Russo, Mario Sanna
OBJECTIVE: 1) To describe the surgical technique of drill canaplasty for exostosis and osteoma and to evaluate our results. 2) To propose a new grading system for external auditory canal stenosis (EACS). 3) To review the recent literature. STUDY DESIGN: A retrospective review. SETTING: Quarternary referral center for Otology & Skull Base surgery. SUBJECTS AND METHODS: Two hundred seventeen patients (256 ears) with exostosis or osteoma were included in the study...
December 2016: Otology & Neurotology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27682670/-skin-sensitization-of-3-4-bis-4-aminofurazano-3-furoxan-in-mice-evaluated-by-brdu-elisa-local-lymph-node-assay
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H Wang, J H Gao, Z Y Liu, H Yue, Y C Gao, Z Xue, Z Z Zhang, Y S Zhou
Objective: To investigate skin sensitization of 3, 4-bis (4'-aminofurazano-3') furoxan (DATF) in mice using 5-bromo-2'-deoxyuridine enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (BrdU-ELISA) . Methods: A total of 30 specific pathogen-free BALB/C mice were randomly divided into high-, medium-, and low-dose DATF groups, positive control group, and solvent control group, with six mice in each group. The mice in the high-, medium-, and low-dose DATF groups were treated with 50%, 25%, and 10% (0.5, 0.25, and 0.10 g/ml) DATF solution, those in the positive control group were treated with 1% 2, 4-dinitrochlorobenzol (DNCB) , and those in the solvent control group were treated with acetone/olive oil (4∶1) ...
August 20, 2016: Chinese Journal of Industrial Hygiene and Occupational Diseases
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27679950/robotic-assisted-modified-retroauricular-cervical-approach-initial-experience-in-latin-america
#8
Thiago Celestino Chulam, Renan Bezerra Lira, Luiz Paulo Kowalski
OBJECTIVE: to evaluate the thickness of the gastric wall at the time of intra gastric balloon (IGB) placement, at the time of its withdrawal and one month after withdrawal. METHODS: fifteen morbidly obese patients underwent the introduction of IGB under general anesthesia. In all patients, there was infusion of 500ml of distilled water in the balloon for the test. Measurements of the thickness of the gastric wall were made in the antrum, body and proximal body, using a radial echoendoscope with a frequency of 12MHz and maximum zoom, and its own balloon inflated with 5ml of distilled water...
July 2016: Revista do Colégio Brasileiro de Cirurgiões
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27640359/extended-retroauricular-access-to-the-medial-temporomandibular-joint-space
#9
Jnstj Blythe, M Y Mommaerts
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
September 15, 2016: British Journal of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27631871/rare-association-of-cystic-squamous-cell-carcinoma-and-small-lymphocytic-b%C3%A2-cell-lymphoma-successful-surgical-approach
#10
Uwe Wollina, Jacqueline Schönlebe, Birgit Heinig, Andreas Nowak, Anastasiya Atanasova Chokoeva, Georgi Tchernev
Non-melanoma skin cancer is the most common type of cutaneous neoplasm worldwide. While basal cell carcinoma is the most common tumor, squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) causes higher morbidity and has a risk of metastatic spread, depending on immune status, tumor size, and desmoplastic growth. We reported the case of a 77 year old male patient with retroauricular tumor, which started growing 3 years ago and was excised, buth relapsed three times. The initial diagnosis was infundibular cyst. Delayed Mohs surgery was performed, as was an additional open lymph node biopsy of the patient's right groin, on the occasion of an indolent swelling of the same which developed within 3 months...
September 8, 2016: Wiener Medizinische Wochenschrift
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27631246/reconstruction-of-the-postauricular-defects-using-retroauricular-artery-perforator-based-island-flaps-anatomical-study-and-clinical-report
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Yuan Zheng Zhang, Ying Li Li, Chao Yang, Shuo Fang, Hao Fan, Xin Xing
The objectives of the study were to introduce and investigate the reliability of a new flap for postauricular defects using the retroauricular artery perforator.Twenty auricles from 10 Asian human cadavers were dissected to examine the retroauricular perforator distribution and diameter. Fourteen patients with postauricular defects underwent reconstruction using the retroauricular artery perforator from 2013 to 2015. After locating the position of the perforator by ultrasound Doppler blood flow detection, a suitable flap was designed according to the defect's size, condition, and distance from the pedicle...
September 2016: Medicine (Baltimore)
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27609549/adverse-skin-reactions-following-percutaneous-bone-conduction-implant-surgery-using-the-linear-incision-technique-with-and-without-subcutaneous-tissue-reduction
#12
Karen Van der Gucht, Olivier Vanderveken, Evert Hamans, Jozef Claes, Vincent Van Rompaey, Paul Van de Heyning
CONCLUSIONS: Adverse skin reactions were equally distributed among age groups, surgical technique, or presence of a retroauricular incision. Implant loss was observed more frequently in children when compared to adults and elderly. OBJECTIVE: A bone conduction (osseointegrated) implant can be used for rehabilitation of patients with conductive hearing loss or single-sided deafness. The surgical technique has been modified to minimize adverse skin reactions and other complications...
September 9, 2016: Acta Oto-laryngologica
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27579758/disseminated-cutaneous-sporotrichosis-associated-with-ocular-lesion-in-an-immunocompetent-patient
#13
Karina Bittencourt Medeiros, Luana Gomes Landeiro, Lucia Martins Diniz, Aloísio Falqueto
A 59-year-old female patient, previously healthy, immunocompetent, presented left bulbar conjunctiva lesions and nodular-ulcerated lesions on the arms and cervical region, besides left cervical and retroauricular lymphadenopathy. She had previous contact with domestic cats that excoriated her face. The diagnosis was conclusive of disseminated sporotrichosis through clinical and epidemiological history and cultures of skin and ocular secretions. It evolved with good response to oral antifungal therapy.
July 2016: Anais Brasileiros de Dermatologia
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27449735/sinus-pericranii-petrosquamosal-sinus-and-extracranial-sigmoid-sinus-anatomical-variations-to-consider-during-a-retroauricular-approach
#14
Juan Carlos Cisneros, Paula Tardim Lopes, Ricardo Ferreira Bento, Robinson Koji Tsuji
Lateral and sigmoid sinus malformations are uncommon and dangerous anatomical variations that surgeons may encounter when performing a retroauricular approach. We report three cases of rare temporal bone venous sinus anomalies seen in patients who underwent cochlear implant surgery. The first patient had a diagnosis of CHARGE syndrome and presented a bilateral persistent petrosquamosal sinus with sigmoid sinus agenesis, which made mastoidectomy for cochlear implantation difficult. The second patient presented an anomalous venous lake in the occipital region, which communicated the left dural venous sinuses with a conglomerate of pericranial vessels in the left nuchal region, also consistent with left sinus pericranii...
July 20, 2016: Auris, Nasus, Larynx
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27444171/s-100-protein-expressing-spindle-cells-in-spindle-cell-lipoma-a-diagnostic-pitfall
#15
T Mentzel, A Rütten, M Hantschke, J L Hornick, T Brenn
Spindle cell lipoma represents a distinct clinicopathological entity and is related to cellular angiofibroma and mammary-type myofibroblastoma. Spindle cell lipomas are composed of mature lipogenic cells and a variable number of CD34-positive spindle cells that show loss of retinoblastoma protein expression. Spindle cell lipomas occasionally express S-100 protein. We studied one case of purely dermal spindle cell lipoma and four cases of classical subcutaneous spindle cell lipoma arising in one female and four male patients (age ranged from 55 to 69 years)...
October 2016: Virchows Archiv: An International Journal of Pathology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27421697/comparison-of-learning-curves-for-retroauricular-and-transaxillary-endoscopic-hemithyroidectomy
#16
Doh Young Lee, Dong Ju Oh, Ka Ram Kang, Min-Su Kim, Kyoung Ho Oh, Seung-Kuk Baek, Soon-Young Kwon, Jeong-Soo Woo, Kwang-Yoon Jung
OBJECTIVE: This study aimed to evaluate and compare learning curves for the retroauricular (RA) and transaxillary (TA) approaches in endoscopic hemithyroidectomy. METHODS: The medical records of 290 patients who underwent hemithyroidectomy by either the RA or TA approach from November 2007 through December 2015 were retrospectively reviewed (113 patients with RA and 177 with TA). The two groups were compared with regard to patient characteristics, perioperative clinical results, and complications...
July 15, 2016: Annals of Surgical Oncology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27382692/-rare-giant-retroauricular-epidermoid-cyst-a-case-report
#17
Enhui Zhou, Yi Zhang, Xiaocheng Xue
Epidermnoid cysts are henign, cutaneous cysts which commonly occur on face, neck and trunk. Retroauricular epidermoid cyst is rare reported which should be differentiated from auricle pseudocyst, lipoma, steatocystoma and fibroma. The hitopathological examination is a gold standard of diagnosis. Surgery of complete excision is the first choice of treatment methods.
March 2016: Journal of Clinical Otorhinolaryngology, Head, and Neck Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27373263/retroauricular-pedicled-flap-for-reconstruction-of-large-helix-and-antihelix-defects
#18
Jürg Hafner, Matthias Möhrle, Christoph R Loeser
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
July 2016: Journal der Deutschen Dermatologischen Gesellschaft, Journal of the German Society of Dermatology: JDDG
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27373132/uncommon-clinical-presentation-of-kimura%C3%A2-s-disease-as-bilateral-retroauricular-masses-in-a-young-malian-male-successful-surgical-approach
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F Fama, A Sindoni, G Tchernev, A A Chokoeva, U Wollina, T Lotti, G K Maximov, J W Patterson, M Fioranelli, M G Roccia, A Ieni, A Cascio, M Gioffre-Florio, C Guarneri
We present a case of a 27 year-old Malian male referred to our hospital for two large, painless retroauricolar masses that had appeared two years earlier. Bilateral cervical painless lymphadenopathy was present at physical examination, without any other systemic symptoms. His history was relevant for bilateral Kimura’s disease lesions resected 5 years earlier in the same locations. Lymphocytosis and a mild hypereosinophilia were found in routine blood tests, together with increased total IgE levels. After surgery, histology showed lymphoid infiltrates with reactive prominent germinal centres containing eosinophils, suggesting relapse of Kimura’s disease, in the context of nonencapsulated fibrous proliferation with discontinuous collagen fibers, consistent with keloid...
April 2016: Journal of Biological Regulators and Homeostatic Agents
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27294041/endoscopic-thyroidectomy-retroauricular-approach
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Doh Young Lee, Seung-Kuk Baek, Kwang-Yoong Jung
The incidence of thyroid cancer has abruptly increased recently, with a female predominance. Conventional thyroidectomy using transcervical incision inevitably leaves an unfavorable neck scar; therefore, various extracervical approaches have been introduced to improve cosmetic satisfaction after thyroidectomy. Several reports demonstrated that these extracervical approaches have advantages not only in terms of cosmesis but also in terms of surgical outcomes and postoperative functional preservation. The retroauricular approach has advantages as the dissection area is smaller than that in the transaxillary approach (TA) and surgical anatomy is familiar to the head and neck surgeons...
June 2016: Gland Surgery
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