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Adenoid

Salivary gland adenoid cystic carcinoma

July 21, 2015  |  Lester D.R. Thompson, MD

Tumors are poorly circumscribed with an infiltrative border, including extracapsular extension beyond the salivary gland.

A case of transient cortical blindness associated with hypercapnia as a result of extremely enlarged adenoid tissue

January 19, 2015  |  Baris Malbora, MD; Nihan Malbora, MD; Zekai Avci, MD; Asburce Olgac, MD; Alper Nabi Erkan, MD

Abstract

Adenotonsillar hypertrophy is common among children, but it can lead to serious complications if left untreated. Among the well-known complications are obstructive sleep apnea syndrome, growth failure, cor pulmonale, and hypertension. One complication of adenotonsillar...

Rapidly developing iatrogenic hyponatremia in a child following tonsillectomy

November 1, 2012  |  Umit Taskin, MD; Omer Binay, MD; Cigdem Binay, MD; Ozgur Yigit, MD

Abstract

Hyponatremia develops as a result of the inappropriate secretion of antidiuretic hormone. In rare cases, it develops as an iatrogenic complication. For example, acute iatrogenic post-tonsillectomy hyponatremia has been described in children following the infusion of hypo- or...

Utility of preoperative hematologic screening for pediatric adenotonsillectomy

August 10, 2012  |  Yekaterina A. Koshkareva, MD; Michael Cohen, MD; John P. Gaughan, PhD; Vincent Callanan, MD; Wasyl Szeremeta, MD

Abstract

We conducted a 3-year retrospective study to examine the results of preoperative 
hematologic screening, the incidence of postoperative bleeding, and the possible 
relationship between the two factors in patients who had undergone tonsillectomy 
with or...
      

Adenoid cystic carcinoma of the nasal cavity: A case report

June 4, 2012  |  Angel J. Perez, MD, LT MC USN; Parul Goyal, MD

Abstract

Adenoid cystic carcinoma (ACC) is the most common malignant tumor of the minor salivary glands. The sinonasal tract is a common site of ACC occurrence, second only to the oral cavity. Of all cases of sinonasal ACC, a minority (22 to 35%) arise in the nasal...

Adenoid cystic carcinoma of the trachea metastatic to the nasal cavity: A case report

December 1, 2009  |  Azita S. Khorsandi, MD, James E. Silberzweig, MD, Bruce M. Wenig, MD, Mark L. Urken, MD, and Roy A. Holliday, MD

Abstract

Cases of carcinoma metastatic to the nasal cavity are rare. We report the case of a 63-year-old woman with a metastasis to the nasal cavity from a primary tracheal adenoid cystic carcinoma (ACC). The nasal tumor was treated with surgical resection. No evidence of any local...

Should we treat lung metastases from adenoid cystic carcinoma of the head and neck in asymptomatic patients?

June 1, 2009  |  Irfan M. Syed, BSc, MRCS, DO-HNS and David J. Howard, FRCS, FRCS (Edin)

Abstract

Adenoid cystic carcinoma is a rare malignant tumor that is well known for its deceptively encouraging 5-year survival rate and its dismal survival rate at longer intervals. Controversy exists as to the benefit of regularly following asymptomatic patients to look for distant...

Safety and efficacy of pressure-assisted tissue-welding tonsillectomy: A preliminary evaluation

February 1, 2008  |  Randall G. Michel, MD, FACS, Bernard I. Weinstock, MD, and Kang Tsau, MD

Abstract

We conducted a retrospective study of the safety and efficacy of a new pressure-assisted tissue-welding technology (ENTceps; Starion Instruments Corp.; Sunnyvale, Calif.) for total tonsillectomy, either alone or with adenoidectomy. The use of this instrument was compared in two...

Bifid epiglottis

November 1, 2007  |  Stefanie K. Horne, MD, Peter G. Michaelson, MD, and Erik Weitzel, MD

Use of the laryngeal mask airway in preventing airway fires during adenoidectomies in children: A study of 25 patients

October 1, 2007  | 

Charles J. Militana, MD;
Michael K. Ditkoff, MD, FACS;
Kenneth F. Mattucci, MD, FACS

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Management of paratracheal adenoid cystic carcinoma

March 1, 2007  |  Sofia Avitia, MD; Jason S. Hamilton, MD; Ryan F. Osborne, MD, FACS
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