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Type 2 sulcus vocalis: Sulcus vergeture

January 1, 2010  |  Edward J. Damrose, MD, FACS

Jugular fossa meningioma: Presentation and treatment options

October 1, 2009  |  Amy L. Rutt, DO, Xiaoli Chen, MD, and Robert T. Sataloff, MD, DMA, FACS


Primary jugular fossa meningiomas are among the rarest subtypes of meningioma. They are intimately related to the lower cranial nerves, the jugular bulb and vein, and the temporal bone, and they have a tendency to extend both intra- and extracranially. The most common morbidity...

A survey of current practices of physicians who treat adductor spasmodic dysphonia in the U.S.

May 1, 2009  |  Christopher Y. Chang, MD, Peter Chabot, PhD, and Christopher M. Walz, MD


We conducted a survey to determine the current practices of a subset of physicians in the United States who treat patients with adductor spasmodic dysphonia. Surveys were sent to 169 physicians listed in the National Spasmodic Dysphonia Association database, and responses were...

Tracheal amyloidosis-an unusual cause of stridor

May 1, 2009  |  Emer E. Lang, FRCS(ORL), Eimear Phelan, AFRCSI, and Helena Rowley, FRCS(ORL)


Amyloidosis confined to the trachea is an exceedingly rare entity. We describe the case of a 63-year-old man who presented with a history of dysphonia and stridor. Rigid bronchoscopy revealed a segment of abnormal tissue at the midtracheal level, resembling granulation tissue....

Ehlers-Danlos syndrome presenting as dysphonia and manifesting as tongue hypermobility: Report of 2 cases

February 1, 2009  |  Jeremy D. Richmon, MD, Jessica Wang-Rodriguez, MD, and Apurva A. Thekdi, MD


Ehlers-Danlos syndrome (EDS) comprises a group of related hereditary connective tissue diseases. EDS manifests as joint hypermobility, tissue elasticity, and easy bruising. Although affected patients typically present to primary care physicians, orthopedists, and...

A rare cause of dysphonia

August 1, 2008  |  Iman Naseri, MD, Sarah K. Wise, MD, and Adam M. Klein, MD


Although dysphonia is a common complaint among patients seen in an otolaryngology clinic, an autoimmune cause of the problem is less common. Autoimmune disease can be the source of various laryngologic manifestations, but diagnosis depends on a high index of suspicion, careful...

Recurrent respiratory papillomatosis

January 1, 2008  |  Soham Roy, MD and Richard J. Vivero, MD

Laryngeal amyloidosis: A case of 'Adidas-stripes' larynx

July 1, 2007  |  Gauthier Desuter, MD, MS; Marc Hamoir, MD; Christophe Van Geem, MD; Donatienne Boucquey, MS

Teflon granuloma

March 1, 2007  |  James R. Tate, MD; Peter C. Belafsky, MD, PhD; Kristen Vandewalker, MD

Asymmetric Reinke's edema

February 1, 2007  |  Robert Eller, MD; Mary Hawkshaw, BSN, RN, CORLN; Robert T. Sataloff, MD, DMA

The 'sentinel clot' sign in spontaneous retropharyngeal hematoma secondary to parathyroid apoplexy

September 1, 2006  |  George Koulouris, FRANZCR; Marcus Pianta, MBBS; Stephen Stuckey, FRANZCR
Spontaneous retropharyngeal hemorrhage from a cervical parathyroid adenoma is a rare complication of primary...

Herpes simplex virus infection presenting as a piriform sinus mass

July 1, 2006  |  Laurie A. Brigandi, DO; Paul V. Lanfranchi, DO; Edward D. Scheiner, DO, FOCOO; Scott L. Busch, DO, FACS
Evidence is accumulating that herpes simplex virus (HSV) infection is implicated in oncogenesis. HSV antigens...


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