The Turkish Journal of Ear Nose and Throat
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[Cervical lymphadenopathy: progressive transformation of germinal centers].
We report two cases of progressive transformation of germinal centers in the neck....
Management of lingual hemangioma in a case with von Willebrand disease.
We report a 21-year-old female who had von Willebrand disease presenting with 1x1 cm lesion of the tongue. The lesion was located at the anterior one-third in midline tongue throughout full-thickness. The patient was administered cryoprecipitate preoperatively. Then the lesion was excised under loca...
[The evaluation of serum vitamin B12, folic acid and hemoglobin levels in patients with recurrent minor aphthous stomatitis].
This study aims to evaluate the serum levels of hemoglobin, vitamin B12 and folic acid in patients with recurrent minor aphthous stomatitis. Between June 2010 and January 2012, a total of 112 patients including 57 with recurrent aphthous stomatitis (study group; 30 males 27 females; mean age 36.7±13...
[Acinetobacter baumannii: a rare cause of deep neck infection].
We present a serious case of deep neck infection in which Acinetobacter baumannii was cultured from the abscess. The patient was treated successfully with antibiotic and surgical drainage....
Can carotid-sparing radiotherapy approaches replace with conventional techniques for the patients with T1 glottic larynx cancer?
This study aims to compare the carotid artery doses applied with various radiotherapy techniques for the treatment of T1N0 glottic larynx cancer. Five patients were simulated with using computed tomography (CT). Clinical (CTV) and planning target volumes (PTV) were cr...
[Distortion product otoacoustic emissions results in children with middle ear effusion].
To evaluate the role of distortion product otoacoustic emissions (DPOAE) results in children with middle-ear effusion before and after ventilation tube insertion. The study was conducted between the September 2007 and May 2008 at the Otolaryngology Clinic diagnosed with middle-ear effusion. A prospe...
The effect of tumor width and depth on extracapsular lymp node metastases in tongue tumors.
We investigate the relationship between the effects of tumor width and depth with the extracapsular nodal spread (ECS) in oral tumors. In this study we investigate retrospectively data of 107 patients (69 males, 38 females; mean age 45 years; range 25 to 79 years) with tongue tumors, who had undergo...
A rare case of nasal Mantle cell lymphoma.
A 56-year-old Caucasian man was referred to our clinic with the complaint of right sided unilateral nasal blockage which had been present for one year. Anterior rhinoscopy and computed tomograpy scan revealed a mass, filling the right nostril completely and lying in the right inferior meatus insepar...
[Thyroid masses: an analysis of 131 cases].
The thyroid masses were found benign in 48.1% and malignant in 51.9% of the patients. Forty-one females (65%) and 22 males (35%) had benign thyroid masses, while 39 females (57%) and 29 males (43%) had malignant thyroid masses. According to histopathologic results, the most common benign and maligna...
[Vascular leiomyoma mimicking a carotid body tumor].
Vascular leiomyomas are composed of smooth muscle cells and vascular endothelium. They are rarely seen in the head and neck region. A 32-year-old woman presented with a slowly-growing pulsatile mass in the right upper jugular region. Angiography showed a mass in the carotid bifurcation. It was not e...