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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29775027/-clinical-research-of-different-characteristics-of-fungal-ball-sinusitis
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M J Wang, B Zhou, Y C Li, S J Cui, Q Huang
Objective: The aim of this study is to investigate the clinical features of different subtypes of fungal ball sinusitis. Method: Four hundred and forty-nine cases with fungal ball rhinosinusitis (FBS) were involved in this retrospective analysis. The clinical features including symptoms, signs, and imaging scans, pathological results were all collected for each patient and the patients were classified into different subtypes according to these clinical features and the follow-up treatment. Result: In this retrospective study, 449 patients who diagnosed with fungal ball sinusitis were involved...
February 2018: Journal of Clinical Otorhinolaryngology, Head, and Neck Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29768642/-rhinocerebral-mucormycosis
#2
Anke Mertens, Christoph Arens, Doreen Barche, Laszlo Scheinpflug, Friedrich Gunther Scholz, Stefan Vielhaber, Cordula Scherlach, Uwe Tröger, Gernot Geginat, Jacqueline Färber
Mucormycosis is a rare but serious type of fungal infection, which can progress rapidly especially in immunsupressed patients.We report about a 47 year old female patient with ptosis on the left eye. The ophthalmological report offered no further pathologic findings. Diabetes mellitus was known and the blood sugar value was very high.A computed tomography of the paranasal sinuses showed a shadow in the ethmoid bone and in an additonally performed MRI-scan, an increase of orbital fat and an extension of the ocular muscle were visible...
May 16, 2018: Laryngo- Rhino- Otologie
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29766740/factors-predictive-of-postoperative-acute-respiratory-failure-following-inpatient-sinus-surgery
#3
Brittany N Burton, Sapideh Gilani, Matthew W Swisher, Richard D Urman, Ulrich H Schmidt, Rodney A Gabriel
OBJECTIVE: The impact of perioperative risk factors on outcomes following outpatient sinus surgery is well defined; however, risk factors and outcomes following inpatient surgery remain poorly understood. We aimed to define risk factors of postoperative acute respiratory failure following inpatient sinus surgery. METHODS: Utilizing data from the Nationwide Inpatient Sample Database from the years 2010 to 2014, we identified patients (≥18 years of age) with an Internal Classification of Disease, Ninth Revision, Clinical Modification (ICD-9-CM) procedure code of sinus surgery...
May 1, 2018: Annals of Otology, Rhinology, and Laryngology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29761110/granulomatous-invasive-aspergillus-flavus-infection-involving-the-nasal-sinuses-and-brain
#4
Roopam Jariwal, Arash Heidari, Ahana Sandhu, Janushe Patel, Kamelia Shoaepour, Piruthiviraj Natarajan, Everardo Cobos
Invasive fungal infections are commonly associated with some form of immunosuppression. On the nasal epithelial surface, Aspergillus flavus , under favorable conditions, can aggressively breach multiple cell lines invading the local tissues. We present the case of a 35-year-old woman with granulomatous invasive Aspergillus flavus infection involving the nasal sinuses and the brain. Antifungal agents administered in the previous episodes contained the infection; however, the infected site evolved over time surrounded with calcified tissues in the left maxillary sinus...
January 2018: Journal of Investigative Medicine High Impact Case Reports
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29755280/-blastomyces-species-and-orbital-apex-syndrome-unsuspected-co-infection
#5
Janice R Safneck, Sherry Krawitz
Blastomyces species are thermally dimorphic fungi existing as yeast in tissue. We report an initially immunocompetent patient with orbital apex syndrome (OAS) whose presentation suggested giant cell arteritis. Subsequently, metastatic carcinoma was entertained as a cause of OAS until bronchoscopy yielded Blastomyces species. The patient rapidly succumbed with multiorgan failure despite Amphotericin B administration. At post-mortem, Blastomyces co-infection with fungal hyphae in keeping with Aspergillus species was found in cavernous sinus and in infarcted optic nerve...
January 2018: Saudi Journal of Ophthalmology: Official Journal of the Saudi Ophthalmological Society
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29745260/nasopharyngeal-rhinosporidiosis-with-intracranial-extension-masquerading-as-juvenile-angiofibroma-an-unusual-entity
#6
Gautam Dutta, Ghanshyam D Singhal, Daljit Singh, Hukum Singh, Arvind Kumar Srivastava, Anita Jagetia
Rhinosporidiosis is a chronic fungal inflammatory disease prevalent in India and Sri Lanka. Its manifestations are mostly nasal and extranasal lesions are relatively rare. Occasional atypical presentations of this disease lead to diagnostic dilemma. Herein we report on a case of nasopharyngeal rhinosporidiosis having extensive involvement of paranasal sinuses along with intracranial extension which mimicked radiologically as juvenile nasopharyngeal angiofibroma. To our knowledge, this is the first reported case of rhinosporidiosis having intracranial extension...
May 10, 2018: British Journal of Neurosurgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29719127/glucocorticoid-receptor-isoform-expression-in-peripheral-blood-mononuclear-leukocytes-of-patients-with-chronic-rhinosinusitis
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Robert J Taylor, Rodney J Schlosser, Zachary M Soler, Jose L Mattos, Jennifer K Mulligan
BACKGROUND: In several inflammatory disorders, altered peripheral blood mononuclear leukocyte (PBML) glucocorticoid (GC) receptor isoform expression has been associated with GC resistance and disease severity. However, it is unclear if PBML GC receptor isoforms are expressed differentially and are associated with worsened disease severity in chronic rhinosinusitis (CRS). METHODS: PBMLs were isolated from control (n = 8), CRS without nasal polyps (CRSsNP) (n = 8), atopic CRS with nasal polyps (CRSwNP) (n = 8), non-atopic CRSwNP (n = 8), and allergic fungal rhinosinusitis (AFRS) (n = 8) patients...
May 2, 2018: International Forum of Allergy & Rhinology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29709267/orbital-cellulitis-secondary-to-a-fungal-sinusitis-caused-by-scopulariopsis-the-first-case-in-tunisia
#8
S Kammoun, M Rekik, H Trabelsi, S Neji, J Feki, A Ayadi
We report a case of invasive fungal sinusitis caused by Scopulariopsis in 57 year-old man who had recurrence of orbital cellulitis. CT-scan and magnetic resonance imaging found an orbital cellulitis associated to a left frontal sinusitis with bone erosion and calcification. Patient was treated by surgical debridement and voriconazole. Culture of excised tissue was positive for Scopulariopsis.
April 27, 2018: Journal de Mycologie Médicale
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29697380/actual-issues-of-odontogenic-maxillary-sinusitis-review
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S Grygorov, G Poberezhnik, A Grygorova
Odontogenic maxillary sinusitis has now increasing incidence in dental and otorhynolaryngological practice. Its incidence varies from 10-12 % to 50-75 %, according to different authors. Literature study showed that odontogenic maxillary sinusites are mostly unilateral, and significantly differ in complaints, clinical signs, and diagnostic and treatment measures from other types of sinusitis. This should be taken into account, because often odontogenic maxillary sinusitis is misdiagnosed with common sinusitis, and only in 77 % such patients are examined by both dental specialist and otorhynolaryngologist...
March 2018: Georgian Medical News
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29685531/imaging-sinonasal-disease-with-mri-providing-insight-over-and-above-ct
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Geoiphy George Pulickal, Annakan V Navaratnam, Thi Nguyen, Alina Denisa Dragan, Magdalena Dziedzic, Ravi K Lingam
This article illustrates and discusses the applications and value of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) in the evaluation of sinonasal disease. There are several clinical scenarios where MRI can add value over conventional computed tomography (CT) evaluation of the sinonasal spaces. Specifically, MRI can provide insight through better depiction of the anatomy of certain sinonasal sub-sites including the olfactory structures. It can aid in evaluating anosmia, sinusitis (fungal sinusitis and complications), benign and malignant lesions, CSF leaks and pathology extending into sinonasal spaces...
May 2018: European Journal of Radiology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29682054/aspergilloma-mimicking-olfactory-groove-meningioma
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Pradeep Sharma, Kamlesh S Bhaisora, Satyadeo Pandey, Arun Kumar Srivastava, Krushna C Pani, Jayesh Sardhara, Kuntal K Das, Anant Mehrotra, Rabi Narayan Sahu, Awadhesh K Jaiswal, Sanjay Behari
Central nervous system aspergillosis is rare with reported mortality rate of 13-50% involving foci in paranasal sinuses and even higher mortality rates (80-100%) in patients of immune-compromised status. Modern day imaging offers an opportunity for early diagnosis, but findings are minimal. A typical finding is that of a space occupying mass lesion with iso-hypointense signal on T1-weighted sequences and extreme hypointense appearance on T2-weighted. This results from the concentration of ferromagnetic substances (iron/zinc/magnesium/manganese) within the lesion...
April 2018: Asian Journal of Neurosurgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29666610/fungi-induced-upper-and-lower-respiratory-tract-allergic-diseases-one-entity
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Aleksandra Barac, David S Y Ong, Ljiljana Jovancevic, Aleksandar Peric, Pavol Surda, Vesna Tomic Spiric, Salvatore Rubino
Introduction: Aspergillus can cause different allergic diseases including allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis (ABPA) and allergic fungal rhinosinusitis (AFRS). ABPA is allergic pulmonary disease against Aspergillus antigens. AFRS is a type of chronic rhinosinusitis (CRS) presented as hypersensitivity reactions to the fungal presence in sinuses. The aim of the present study was to clarify if ABPA and AFRS could be considered as a common disease entity. Methodology: The prospective cohort study included 75 patients with ABPA...
2018: Frontiers in Microbiology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29644905/histopathology-in-chronic-rhinosinusitis-varies-with-sinus-culture
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Ashley L Heilingoetter, Bobby Tajudeen, Hannah N Kuhar, Paolo Gattuso, Ritu Ghai, Mahboobeh Mahdavinia, Pete S Batra
Background Structured histopathology reporting facilitates better understanding of the underlying pathophysiologic mechanisms of chronic rhinosinusitis. The microbiology of chronic rhinosinusitis has been studied extensively; however, distinct histopathologic changes associated with bacteria isolated in chronic rhinosinusitis are largely unknown. Objective The goal of this study is to better understand the relationship between culturable bacteria and histopathology in chronic rhinosinusitis. Methods A structured histopathology report was utilized to analyze sinus tissue removed during functional endoscopic sinus surgery in a group of patients with chronic rhinosinusitis refractory to medical therapy...
March 2018: American Journal of Rhinology & Allergy
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29584543/distinguishing-molecular-features-of-allergic-fungal-rhinosinusitis
#14
Matthew A Tyler, Caroline J Padro Dietz, Chris B Russell, Martin J Citardi, Shervin Assassi, Jun Ying, Amber U Luong
Objective Allergic fungal rhinosinusitis (AFRS) is a clinical subtype of chronic rhinosinusitis with nasal polyps (CRSwNP), characterized by eosinophilic mucin, evidence of fungal elements within the mucin, fungal-specific type I hypersensitivity, and characteristic computed tomography findings. It remains controversial whether AFRS represents a disease with a unique pathophysiology from chronic rhinosinusitis or is merely a severe form of CRSwNP. The goal of this study was to identify molecular features unique to AFRS...
March 1, 2018: Otolaryngology—Head and Neck Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29570526/an-unusual-case-of-headache-isolated-fungus-ball-in-concha-bullosa
#15
Fuat Bulut, Kadir Cagdas Kazikdas
A concha bullosa forms when the middle turbinate becomes pneumatized, which is a common anatomic variation; however, fungus ball in concha bullosa is rather rare. An otherwise healthy 52-year-old man presented to our ear, nose and throat clinic with the complaints of midfacial pressure headache and malodorous postnasal drip. Computed tomography of the paranasal sinuses demonstrated a polypoid hyperdense lesion with slight microcalcifications in the right nasal cavity, accompanied with a complicated fluid collection in the right frontoethmoideal recess seen as hypodensity in contrast to this hyperdensity...
March 22, 2018: Journal of Craniofacial Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29566248/prevalence-of-sensitization-to-aspergillus-flavus-in-patients-with-allergic-bronchopulmonary-aspergillosis
#16
Inderpaul Singh Sehgal, Hansraj Choudhary, Sahajal Dhooria, Ashutosh Nath Aggarwal, Sandeep Bansal, Mandeep Garg, Digambar Behera, Arunaloke Chakrabarti, Ritesh Agarwal
Aspergillus fumigatus is the most common Aspergillus species worldwide; however, A. flavus has also been shown to be prevalent in North India. Herein, we investigate the prevalence of sensitization to A. flavus in subjects with allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis (ABPA). We also evaluate the occurrence of allergic bronchopulmonary mycosis (ABPM) due to A. flavus. Treatment-naive subjects with ABPA underwent sputum culture; and, skin testing, fungal-specific immunoglobulin E (IgE) and serum precipitation tests for A...
March 16, 2018: Medical Mycology: Official Publication of the International Society for Human and Animal Mycology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29545122/fulminant-mucormycosis-of-maxillary-sinuses-after-dental-extraction-inpatients-with-uncontrolled-diabetic-two-case-reports
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N Gholinejad Ghadi, Z Seifi, T Shokohi, S R Aghili, M Nikkhah, L Vahedi Larijani, M Ghasemi, I Haghani
Mucormycosis is a rare but fulminant opportunistic fungal infection, which occurs most often in diabetic and immunocompromised patients. Dental extractions may create a portal of entry for the fungal infection. The mucormycosis may be the original cause of the pain and can be misdiagnosed as dental pain. In this paper, two cases of mucormycosis are reported after dental extractions and successfully treated with amphotericin B (case #1) and combined with posaconazole (case #2). The two cases we describe exemplify the fulminant mucormycosis of maxillary sinuses after dental extraction inpatients with uncontrolled diabetic support the findings that this predisposing condition created a suitable environment for the Mucorales growth...
March 12, 2018: Journal de Mycologie Médicale
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29528023/intracranial-fungal-infection-after-solid-organ-transplant
#18
Fikret Şahintürk, Hamiyet Demirkaya, Ümit Akın Dere, Erkin Sönmez, Nur Altınörs, Gökhan Moray, Mehmet Haberal
Neurologic complications after solid-organ transplant reveal a great spectrum of pathologies. Intracranial hemorrhages, cerebral ischemic lesions, infarctions, lymphoproliferative disorders, and infections, including aspergillosis, have been observed after liver transplant. Fungi constitute nearly 5% of all central nervous system infections, mainly occurring in immunocompromised patients. The most common causative agent is Aspergillus species. It presents either as maxillary sinusitis or pulmonary infection...
March 2018: Experimental and Clinical Transplantation
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29493729/the-sensitivity-and-specificity-of-touch-preparation-for-rapid-diagnosis-of-invasive-fungal-sinusitis-a-pilot-study
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Theodore A Schuman, Josephine H Nguyen, Joshua C Yelverton, Jorge A Almenara, Celeste N Powers
Invasive fungal sinusitis is a morbid pathology that typically affects immunocompromised patients and may quickly progress to fulminant disease. The purpose of this study was to measure the sensitivity and specificity of touch preparation of nasal debridement specimens as a rapid diagnostic tool for invasive fungal sinusitis. A retrospective chart review was performed of 22 patients undergoing nasal debridement due to suspicion for invasive fungal sinusitis over a 10-year period. Thirteen patients had touch preparation of nasal specimens followed by routine histologic processing; 2 of these patients underwent two and 1 patient had three separate debridements, for a total of 17 touch preparations performed...
January 2018: Ear, Nose, & Throat Journal
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29475096/phenotypic-and-functional-profile-of-th17-and-treg-cells-in-allergic-fungal-sinusitis
#20
Gargi Rai, Shukla Das, Mohammad Ahmad Ansari, Praveen Kumar Singh, Neelima Gupta, Sonal Sharma, Naseem Akhter, Vishnampettai G Ramachandran, Shafiul Haque, Sajad Ahmad Dar
Interleukin-17 producing T helper (Th17) and regulatory T cells (Treg) cells have been identified to play a critical role in atopic inflammation. However, conflicting reports on the role of Th17/Treg cells in allergic fungal rhinosinusitis (AFRS) patients of different ethnicities has mystified its pathogenesis. To better understand the pathophysiological mechanisms involved in AFRS, we conducted a prospective, analytical, case-control study involving 40 confirmed immunocompetent AFRS patients and 20 healthy controls...
April 2018: International Immunopharmacology
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