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A 47-year-old woman with systemic sclerosis was seen for complaints of heartburn, regurgitation, and a paroxysmal, nonproductive cough that worsened at night. Her systemic sclerosis symptoms included calcinosis, Reynaud phenomenon with recurrent digital ulcers, and mild interstitial lung disease. She also had solid food dysphagia with food...
Introduction Teflon injection had been widely used in the 1960s when it was first introduced to treat unilateral vocal fold paralysis. Unfortunately, long term granuloma formation and unpredictability of the material resulted in its being replaced with other injectables including hyaluronic acid, autologous fat and collagen injections and or with...
An 18-year-old female vocal performance major presented with complaints of worsening hoarseness for 4 months. Her dysphonia was accompanied by excessive throat clearing, vocal fatigue, and loss of high pitches. She reported several upper respiratory tract infections in the months preceding her voice symptoms. She was healthy otherwise and had...
A 57-year-old woman visited our clinic with the complaint of right-sided ear pain for 10 days. Otoscopic examination revealed a purple mass at the roof of the medial part of the osseous external auditory canal (EAC), about 5 mm in diameter (figure). Temporal bone computed tomography (CT) scans showed that the tumor was limited to the EAC only....