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Autologous lipoinjection in Parry-Romberg syndrome

June 28, 2018  |  Alana Harp, BS; Yuan F. Liu, MD; Jared C. Inman, MD; Farhad Ardeshirpour, MD

This technique of slow injection in different layers over a wide region is time-consuming, but it can achieve a smooth contour along with potentially higher fat retention.

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.

The head impulse test as a predictor of videonystagmography caloric test lateralization according to the level of examiner experience: A prospective open-label study

January 14, 2018  |  Ashraf Awadie, MD; Yehuda Holdstein, MD; Margalit Kaminer, MSc; Avi Shupak, MD


We conducted a study to compare how well the head impulse test (HIT), without and with eye-movement recordings, would predict videonystagmographic (VNG) caloric test lateralization when performed by a resident and an experienced otoneurologist. This prospective, open-label,...

Granuloma formation secondary to silicone injection for soft-tissue augmentation in facial cosmetics: Mechanisms and literature review

January 14, 2018  |  Leo L. Wang, MS; William W. Thomas, MD; Oren Friedman, MD


The use of injectable fillers is increasingly popular as an alternative to surgery for facial cosmetic applications. In this regard, silicone is a versatile biomaterial filler that has been used for these purposes, but its use warrants further investigation, especially since it...

Temporal bone anomalies associated with unbalanced 9;13 chromosome translocation depicted on CT and MRI

January 14, 2018  |  Daniel Thomas Ginat, MD, MS

The presence of microtia in conjunction with inner ear anomalies is uncommon.

Langerhans cell histiocytosis presenting as a scalp mass in a child

January 14, 2018  |  Omar Hariri, BBA; Seckin Ulualp, MD; Ron B. Mitchell, MD

The clinical presentation and course of Langerhans cell histiocytosis can range from a single benign lesion to life-threatening disseminated disease affecting multiple organs.

Silicone granuloma formation associated with dermal injection

January 14, 2018  |  Leo L. Wang, MS; William W. Thomas, MD; Cherie M. Ditre, MD; Oren Friedman, MD

Silicone fillers, for all their advantages, are associated with significant long-term risks.

Proliferative pilomatricoma of the eyebrow in a 94-year-old patient

December 12, 2017  |  Christopher P. Nyte, DO

While pilomatricomas affect both the young and elderly, it is the elderly that tend to experience the advancing proliferative tumor type.

The value of ASSR threshold-based bilateral hearing aid fitting in children with difficult or unreliable behavioral audiometry

December 12, 2017  |  Petros V. Vlastarakos, MD, MSc, PhD; Alexandra Vasileiou, MD; Thomas P. Nikolopoulos, MD, DM, PhD


We conducted an analysis to assess the relative contribution of auditory brainstem response (ABR) testing and auditory steady-state response (ASSR) testing in providing appropriate hearing aid fitting in hearing-impaired children with difficult or unreliable behavioral...

Outcomes of adenotonsillectomy in severe pediatric obstructive sleep apnea

December 12, 2017  |  Karim El-Kersh, MD; Rodrigo Cavallazzi, MD; Egambaram Senthilvel, MD, FRCSEd


We conducted a retrospective chart review to examine the efficacy of adenotonsillectomy for the treatment of severe obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) in children. Our study population was made up of 85 patients-58 boys and 27 girls, aged 1 to 17 years (mean: 6.9 ± 4.4)-with severe...

Boomerang-shaped vs. shield-shaped chondroperichondrial cartilage grafts for type 1 tympanoplasty in children: A study of 121 patients

November 3, 2017  |  Can Ozbay, MD; Fatih Kemal Soy, MD; Erkan Kulduk, MD; Riza Dundar, MD; Ahmet Yukkaldiran, MD; Osman Kadir Guler, MD; Ertan Koc


Many techniques and graft materials have been used for the reconstruction of the tympanic membrane. We conducted a retrospective study to compare anatomic and functional outcomes of type 1 tympanoplasty that we performed with boomerang-shaped chondroperichondrial cartilage...

Pediatric sinonasal desmoid tumor

November 3, 2017  |  Jonathan Choi, MD; Evan Walgama, MD; John McClay, MD; Pete S. Batra, MD, FACS; Ron B. Mitchell, MD