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A large cervical osteophyte presenting as an oropharyngeal mass

October 27, 2011  |  Joseph Chun-Kit Chung, MRCS and Wai-Kuen Ho, FRCS

Localized oropharyngeal amyloidosis

May 1, 2011  |  Christopher R. Grindle, MD, Joseph M. Curry, MD, Joshua P. Cantor, MD, Kelly M. Malloy, MD, Edmund A. Pribitkin, MD, and William M. Keane, MD

Abstract

An otherwise healthy 29-year-old woman presented with a complaint of odynophagia of several months' duration. On examination, she was found to have a broadly based, yellow, exophytic lesion on the right lateral pharyngeal wall. Findings on biopsy were consistent with...

Oropharyngeal plasmablastic lymphoma in a man with human immunodeficiency virus infection: A case report

December 17, 2010  |  Sowmya T. Rajaram, MD, Flora D. Lobo, MD, and Chandrayya Achary, MD

Abstract

Oropharyngeal lymphomas are rare, typically high-grade neoplasms. We describe a case of plasmablastic lymphoma that originated in the oropharynx of a 40-year-old man who was positive for human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). The diagnosis was based on fine-needle aspiration...

Adenosquamous carcinoma of the lateral oropharyngeal wall

November 1, 2010  |  Daniel P. Nadeau, MD, LCDR, MC, USN, Paul C. Shick, CAPT, DC, USN, and Robin Lindsay, MD, LCDR, MC, USN

Abstract

Adenosquamous carcinoma of the head and neck is a rare and aggressive tumor, with fewer than 100 cases reported in the world literature to date. We report a case of adenosquamous carcinoma of the oral pharynx arising as a second primary malignancy in a patient being treated...

Oropharyngeal reconstruction using a myomucosal uvular transposition flap following transoral resection of oropharyngeal carcinoma

November 1, 2009  |  Akhtar Hussain, FRCS and Andrew Evans, MRCS, DLO

Abstract

Defects in the structure of the oropharynx can result in significant functional deficit and lead to nasal regurgitation and rhinolalia aperta. Many techniques have been described to reconstruct surgical oropharyngeal defects that are created during resection of squamous cell...

Aggressive fibromatosis of the oropharynx: A multidisciplinary approach to a benign disease

May 1, 2009  |  Eleftheria Kiverniti, MRCSEd, DO-HNS, Ulkem Cilasun, DDS, PhD, Arvind Singh, BSc, MRCS, DLO, Rehan Kazi, MS, Peter M. Clarke, BSc, FRCS, and Daniel J. Archer, FDSRCS, FRCS

Abstract

We present the case of a 23-year-old woman with aggressive fibromatosis of the oropharynx that was initially treated elsewhere as a peritonsillar abscess. We discuss the characteristics of this rare tumor and review the literature, stressing the importance of postoperative...

Prognostic significance of tumor-infiltrating lymphocytes in oropharyngeal cancer

August 1, 2007  |  Samer Rajjoub, BA; Suzanne R. Basha, MD; Eugene Einhorn, MD; Marc C. Cohen, MD; Doug M. Marvel, BA; Duane A. Sewell, MD
Abstract
The presence of tumor-infiltrating lymphocytes has been shown to significantly improve clinical outcomes in many...

The prevalence of colonization with drug-resistant pneumococci among adult workers in children's daycare

January 1, 2007  |  Frederick S. Rosen, MD; Matthew W. Ryan, MD
 

An unusually large choanal polyp that almost completely obstructed the oropharyngeal airway

August 1, 2006  |  Eaton Chen, MD, MPH, FACS; Eiji Yanagisawa, MD, FACS

Synovial sarcomacy

July 1, 2006  |  Gretchen S. Folk, DDS, MS; Lester D.R. Thompson, MD, FASCP

Spindle-cell hemangioendothelioma of the posterior pharyngeal wall

June 1, 2005  |  Himani Lade, MBBS, MS; Neelima Gupta, MBBS, MS; P.P. Singh, MBBS, MS; Geeta Dev, MBBS, MD
Abstract
Spindle-cell hemangioendothelioma is an uncommon vascular lesion that exhibits a predilection for the...

Descending necrotizing mediastinitis: Trends in a developing country

April 1, 2005  |  Neena Chaudhary, MS; Sanjay Agrawal, MS; Anil K. Rai, MS
Abstract
Descending necrotizing mediastinitis is believed to be a rare and serious complication of odontogenic and...

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