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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.

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.

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...

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.

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,...

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...

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.

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...

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


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...