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Expression and clinical significance of PLUNC protein in nasal polyp and chronic sinusitis tissue

July 5, 2012  |  Min-man Wu, MD; Hong Sun, MD, PhD; Qiong Nan, MD

Abstract

We conducted a study to validate the expression of PLUNC (palate, lung, and nasal epithelial clone) protein in nasal polyp and chronic sinusitis tissue by immunohistochemistry. We also explored the relationship between the intensity of positive...

Lymphangiomatous polyp of the nasal cavity: A rare presentation

May 1, 2012  |  Subhash C. Gupta, MS; Sachin Jain, MS; Himanshu P. Singh, MBBS; Atul Sachan, MBBS; Soumit Dey, MBBS

Abstract

Lymphangiomatous polyp of the nasal cavity is a very rare condition. We are reporting a case of a unilateral nasal mass presenting with noisy breathing during sleep, change of voice, watery nasal discharge, and anosmia in a 5-year-old boy. The mass was removed via a transnasal...

Angiomatous ethmoidochoanal polyp in an infant: Case report

November 22, 2011  |  Nuno Oliveira, MD, Nuno Trigueiros, MD, Delfim Duarte, MD, and Manuel Rodrigues eRodrigues, MD

Abstract

Nasal polyps are rare in children younger than 10 years. We describe the case of an infant girl who had undergone a traumatic intubation at birth that had resulted in nasal bleeding. At the age of 5 months, she was brought to us with an obstructive left nasal mass. Imaging...

Bilateral vocal fold polyps with occult sulcus mucosal bridge

June 14, 2011  |  Colleen N. Johnson, MD, MPH, MAJ USAF and Robert L. Eller, MD, MAJ USAF

Identification of bacteria isolated from nasal polyps and their ability to produce superantigens and biofilms in Lebanese patients

April 1, 2011  |  Marita Chakhtoura, MS, Usamah Hadi, MD, Charbel Rameh, MD, Jihad Nassar, MD, and Alexander M. Abdelnoor, PhD

Abstract

Staphylococcus aureus superantigens and bacterial biofilms have been implicated in the development of chronic rhinosinusitis and nasal polyps. We conducted a study of 32 Lebanese patients-21 males and 11 females, aged 15 to 71 years (mean: 39)-to identify bacteria isolated from...

Large vocal fold polyp

January 1, 2011  |  Venu Divi, MD, Robert T. Sataloff, MD, DMA, and Jacqueline Oxenberg, DO

Polyps in bilateral conchae bullosa

January 1, 2011  |  K. Cagdas Kazikdas, MD

Sphenochoanal polyp: Current diagnosis and management

July 1, 2010  |  Mohannad Ahmad Al-Qudah, MD, FICS, FAAOHNS

Abstract

Choanal polyps arise from inflamed, edematous mucosa in the paranasal sinuses. They extend into the choana and cause nasal obstruction and mouth breathing. In most cases, these polyps arise in the maxillary sinus, but rare cases of origin in the sphenoid sinus and other nasal...

Influence of the macroscopic features of vocal fold polyps on the quality of voice: A retrospective review of 101 cases

March 1, 2010  |  Gursel Dursun, MD, Selmin Karatayli-Ozgursoy, MD, Ozan Bagis Ozgursoy, MD, Zahide Ciler Tezcaner, MD, Isil Coruh, Audiometrist, and Mehmet Akif Kilic, MD

Abstract

We conducted a study to examine six macroscopic features of vocal fold polyps and to investigate their influence on quality of voice. We retrospectively reviewed the records of 101 consecutive patients with vocal fold polyps who had undergone microlaryngeal surgery for polyp...

A giant vocal fold polyp causing dyspnea

December 1, 2009  |  Takeshi Kusunoki, MD, Ryohei Fujiwara, MD, Kiyotaka Murata, MD, and Katsuhisa Ikeda, MD

Frontochoanal polyp: Case report

May 1, 2009  |  Alper Nabi Erkan, MD, Özcan Çakmak, MD, and Nebil Bal, MD

Abstract

Choanal polyps are solitary benign growths that can cause unilateral nasal obstruction. A frontochoanal polyp originates from the frontal sinus and extends to the nasopharynx. These lesions are rare and are usually diagnosed by endoscopic examination and computed tomography. A...

The floppy vocal polyp

December 1, 2008  |  Omar Rahmat, MD, MS and Narayanan Prepageran, FRCS

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