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Otic polyp

November 1, 2012  |  Lester D.R. Thompson, MD

An uncommon entity, otic polyp arises in response to a long-standing inflammatory or infectious process of the middle ear, most often in young boys.

Osseous metaplasia in a nasal polyp: Report of a rare case and review of the literature

September 7, 2012  |  Hasan Mercan, MD; Deniz Tuna Edizer, MD; Erkan Kilic, MD; Tugce Esen, MD; Rana Ramazanoglu, MD; Harun Cansiz, MD

Abstract

Metaplasia is the conversion of one adult tissue or cell type into another tissue or cell type. Although osseous metaplasia has been described in many parts of the body, it is rarely encountered in the head and neck region, especially in nasal polyps. This...

Bipolar microdebrider may reduce intraoperative blood loss and operating time during nasal polyp surgery

August 10, 2012  |  Nishant Kumar, MD; Raj Sindwani, MD, FACS

Abstract

Bleeding during endoscopic sinus surgery (ESS) can interrupt the flow of the procedure and increase the risk of complications. Advances in microdebrider design now allow for bleeding to be controlled by bipolar energy during the suctioning and shaving of...

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...

Polyps in bilateral conchae bullosa

January 1, 2011  |  K. Cagdas Kazikdas, MD

Large vocal fold polyp

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

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...

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