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Primary cutaneous histoplasmosis

November 8, 2018  |  Blake Raggio, MD

Diagnosis of cutaneous histoplasmosis hinges on evidence of fungus in the wound and absence of systemic disease.

A rare case of odontoameloblastoma in a geriatric patient

August 22, 2018  |  Pratyusha Yalamanchi, MD, MBA; Orly Coblens, MD; Meejin Ahn, DO; Steven B. Cannady, MD; Jason G. Newman, MD


Odontoameloblastoma is an extremely rare tumor derived from odontogenic epithelium and mesenchyme. In the fewer than 20 reported cases, odontoameloblastoma is described as occurring in the maxilla or mandible of young men with a history of unerupted teeth. Here we report a case...

Inflammatory myofibroblastic tumor of the epiglottis excised with a carbon dioxide laser: Case report and literature review

August 22, 2018  |  Blake Raggio, MD; Neil Chheda, MD


Inflammatory myofibroblastic tumor (IMT) is a benign neoplasm of intermediate biologic potential. It rarely occurs in the larynx, and it has not been previously reported in the epiglottis. We treated a 66-year-old woman who presented with progressive dysphonia and a mass on her...

Castleman disease

August 22, 2018  |  Jason E. Cohn, DO; Jing Zhou, MD, PhD; Amanda Hu, MD

HIV-negative Castleman disease has been associated with autoimmune disease, collagen vascular disorders, pulmonary arterial hypertension, and glomerulopathy.

Isolated lymphatic malformation of the postcricoid space

August 22, 2018  |  Douglas Sidell, MD; Arjun S. Joshi, MD; Christopher R. Kieliszak, DO; Steven A. Bielamowicz, MD

Endoscopic view of a sinonasal osteoma

August 18, 2018  |  Dewey A. Christmas, MD; Joseph P. Mirante, MD, MBA, FACS; Eiji Yanagisawa, MD, FACS

Surgical intervention is indicated only in the event of symptoms or complications caused by the osteoma.

An inverted papilloma arising from the middle turbinate and extending to the maxillary sinus ostium

June 28, 2018  |  Jae Hoon Lee, MD

Inverted papillomas have been reported to have a high propensity for recurrence, and they are associated with squamous cell carcinoma.

Intradermal nevus of external auditory canal revisited

June 28, 2018  |  Pei-Hsuan Wu, MD; Hsin-Chien Chen, MD, PhD

Intradermal nevus, a subtype of melanocytic nevus, occurs relatively rarely in the external auditory canal.

Paraganglioma of the larynx diagnosed with maneuvered three-phase contrast-enhanced computed tomography

June 28, 2018  |  Irfan Celebi, MD; Gulpembe Bozkurt, MD; Abdullah Soydan Mahmutoglu, MD


The standard diagnostic tool for laryngeal paraganglioma is generally accepted to be magnetic resonance imaging. However, the role of other imaging modalities has not been evaluated extensively. We describe the case of a 38-year-old man who had a history of voice distortion for...

Infant with an unusual pharyngeal mass

June 28, 2018  |  Benjamin B. Shields, MD; Erin E. Lampson, MD; Anita L. Sengupta, MD; Tanya C. Watt, MD; Ron B. Mitchell, MD

A multidisciplinary approach is needed for the treatment of children with a malignant neck mass.

An absence of cilia outer microtubules, an etiology not previously recognized in bilateral mucocele

April 30, 2018  |  Javier E. Spinola-Hernandez, MD; Andres E. Castell-Rodriguez, MD; Hector M. Prado-Calleros, MD; Gerardo A. Bravo-Escobar, MD; Andres Sadek-Gonzalez, MD


Most paranasal sinus mucoceles are unilateral and affect one or at most two contiguous sinuses. We describe the case of a 44-year-old woman with bilateral maxillary sinus mucoceles who presented clinically with left malar pain, right-sided swelling, and proptosis of the right...

A unique manifestation of Langerhans cell histiocytosis: Diagnostic and therapeutic considerations of atypical cases

April 30, 2018  |  Judit Kálmán, MD; Tamás Horváth, MD, PhD; Bálint Liktor, MD; Balázs Liktor, MD, PhD


Langerhans cell histiocytosis (LCH) is regarded as a clonal disease, usually carrying the activating BRAF mutation V600E. Although LCH theoretically may affect all types of human tissue and typically appears during childhood, temporal bone involvement in adult...


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