This Viewpoint discusses the choice of analgesics after pediatric tonsillectomy and the many unanswered questions about the best approach to manage pain and avoid complications.
This randomized clinical trial compares the effects of topical furosemide vs placebo on recurrence of rhinosinusal polyposis after endoscopic sinus surgery.
This cohort study describes differences in timing of care in children with peritonsillar abscess evaluated with vs without computed tomographic imaging..
This review of a Canadian population-based health care administrative database evaluates the utilization patterns of topical intranasal steroid therapy for chronic rhinosinusitis.
This population-based longitudinal study examines the incidence and estimated prevalence of diagnosed chronic rhinosinusitis in Alberta, Canada, as well as the 10-year temporal trend and geographic variation.
This case series reviews appropriate use of perioperative hearing evaluations in conjunction with tympanostomy tube placement.
This case series describes changes in acoustic and aerodynamic measures and in voice- and dyspnea-related quality of life in adults with laryngotracheal stenosis after endoscopic airway surgery.
This case series describes outcomes of spray cryotherapy for patients with benign tracheal stenosis due to granulomatosis with polyangiitis, prior tracheotomy, and idiopathic stricture.
This case series describes outcomes for patients with anterior tympanic membrane perforations undergoing endoscopic transcanal myringoplasty.
This case series describes hearing outcomes for patients undergoing type III tympanoplasty using a cartilage shoe technique to anchor the ossicular replacement prosthesis.
This cohort study uses data from the National Cancer Data Base to compare overall survival among patients receiving chemoradiotherapy vs radiotherapy alone after resection of high-risk major salivary gland carcinomas.
This population-based registry study assesses the efficacy of prophylactic neck treatment and the value of commonly used clinicopathologic factors associated with nodal disease in patients with early-stage oral squamous cell carcinoma.
A man presented with a 5-year progression of facial asymmetry and a 2-week history of left-sided facial weakness, pain, and otalgia; a biopsy revealed dense subcutaneous tissue overlying and invading the parotid gland. What is your diagnosis?
A boy presented with bilateral conductive hearing loss and delayed speech development. An audiogram demonstrated moderate low-frequency conductive hearing loss in the right ear and mild conductive hearing loss in the left ear with a normal tympanogram despite normal otoscopy results. What is your diagnosis?
A man had an elevated serum ionized calcium level; joint, back, and abdominal pain; constipation; fatigue; and depression; he underwent a parathyroid exploration and excision of a soft, ovoid tissue, believed to be a slightly enlarged left inferior parathyroid gland. What is your diagnosis?
A man had dysphagia, dry cough, foreign-body sensation, and dyspnea; bilateral hyperemia of the tonsillar area and posterior pharyngeal wall were noted, and fiber-optic laryngoscopy revealed a supraglottic lesion involving the free margin of the suprahyoid epiglottis. What is your diagnosis?