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March 1, 2016, Vol 142, No. 3, Pages 205-300

In This Issue of JAMA Otolaryngology

Highlights

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2016;142(3):205. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2015.1791
Original Investigation

Fluorescence Visualization–Guided Surgery for Early-Stage Oral Cancer

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2016;142(3):209-216. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2015.3211

This cohort study compares outcomes for patients with early-stage oral cancer who underwent fluorescence visualization–guided vs conventional surgery.

Factors Associated With Mortality in Pediatric vs Adult Nasopharyngeal Carcinoma

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2016;142(3):217-222. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2015.3217

This cohort study uses data from the National Cancer Data Base to examine differences between pediatric and adult patients with nasopharyngeal carcinoma and whether race confers a survival difference among pediatric patients.

Changes in Unknown Primary Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Head and Neck at Initial Presentation in the Era of Human Papillomavirus

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2016;142(3):223-228. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2015.3228

This study determines the frequency of unknown primary squamous cell carcinoma over time and evaluates the proportion of these carcinomas that are positive for human papillomavirus.

Incidence of and Factors Associated With Hypogeusia in Healthy Children

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2016;142(3):229-233. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2015.3266

This study examines the incidence of hypogeusia in a group of healthy children as well as correlations with sociodemographic and olfactory findings.

Role of CRTC1/MAML2 Translocation in the Prognosis and Clinical Outcomes of Mucoepidermoid Carcinoma

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2016;142(3):234-240. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2015.3270

This medical record review examines whether the CRTC1/MAML2 fusion transcript is associated with disease stage, tumor grade, and survival in patients with mucoepidermoid carcinoma.

Tracheostomy Placement in Children Younger Than 2 Years30-Day Outcomes Using the National Surgical Quality Improvement Program Pediatric

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2016;142(3):241-246. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2015.3302

This analysis of National Surgical Quality Improvement Program Pediatric data examines factors associated with complications following tracheostomy placement in patients younger than 2 years.

Comparison of Bilateral and Unilateral Cochlear Implantation in AdultsA Randomized Clinical Trial

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2016;142(3):249-256. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2015.3305

This clinical trial examines the benefits of simultaneous bilateral cochlear implantation compared with unilateral cochlear implantation in adults with postlingual deafness.

Visualization of the Supraglottis in Laryngomalacia With 3-Dimensional Pediatric Endoscopy

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2016;142(3):258-262. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2015.3370

This case series describes the pilot use of 3-dimensional endoscopy to facilitate supraglottoplasty and to assess outcomes in children with laryngomalacia.

Association of Ultrasound Characteristics With Extranodal Extension in Metastatic Papillary Thyroid Carcinoma

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2016;142(3):263-269. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2015.3558

This study evaluates the usefulness of preoperative ultrasound characteristics in predicting pathologic extranodal extension in patients with metastatic papillary thyroid carcinoma.

Complications Following Inpatient Extracapsular Tonsillectomy in Children 36 Months and Younger

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2016;142(3):270-273. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2015.3562

This study assesses complications following inpatient extracapsular tonsillectomy in children.

Association of Fellowship Training With Otolaryngology Training Examination Scores

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2016;142(3):274-277. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2015.3570

This analysis of an academic otolaryngology residency program examines associations between pursuit of fellowship training and scores on the Otolaryngology Training Examination among residents who completed the 5-year program.

Four-Duct Ligation for the Treatment of Sialorrhea in Children

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2016;142(3):278-283. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2015.3592

This retrospective cohort study reports clinical outcomes of the 4-duct ligation procedure in a consecutive series of pediatric patients with sialorrhea and characterizes patient and caregiver satisfaction.

Invited Commentary

Improving Outcomes and Promoting Quality in Otolaryngology—Beyond the National Surgical Quality Improvement Program

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2016;142(3):247-248. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2015.3907

Getting the Most From Cochlear Implants

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2016;142(3):256-257. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2015.3904
Review

Depression and Survival in Patients With Head and Neck CancerA Systematic Review

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2016;142(3):284-288. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2015.3171

This systematic review assesses the association between depression and survival in patients with head and neck cancer undergoing curative treatment.

Clinical Challenge

Persistent Temporal Bone Lesion After Vestibular Schwannoma Resection

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2016;142(3):289-290. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2015.3204

Two years after a woman underwent a retrosigmoid approach for gross resection of a vestibular schwannoma, follow-up imaging revealed residual tumor growth and a region of enhancing tissue involving the left mastoid and jugular foramen. What is your diagnosis?

Slow-Growing Right Mandibular Mass

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2016;142(3):291-292. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2015.3259

A young woman had progressive swelling along her right posterior mandible and discomfort with mastication; CT revealed a soft-tissue mass extending into the right retromolar trigone with loss of the intervening fat and soft-tissue planes. What is your diagnosis?

Facial Swelling in an Infant

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2016;142(3):293-294. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2015.3197

An infant presented with a 1-month history of recurrent, right-sided facial swelling with fever and nonbilious, nonbloody vomiting; the right side of her face was swollen from the infraorbital rim to the submandibular area. What is your diagnosis?

A Mastoid Mass With Associated Pulmonary Cystic Lesions

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2016;142(3):295-296. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2015.3246

A young woman had otalgia, intermittent rotary vertigo, protrusion of the auricle, and mastoid erythema and tenderness; CT revealed an expansile mass in the mastoid cavity and multiple bilateral cystic lesions and reticular nodular densities. What is your diagnosis?

Observation

Otolaryngologic Manifestations of Levamisole-Induced Vasculitis

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2016;142(3):299-300. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2015.3565

This case report describes a rare instance of laryngeal involvement in levamisole-induced vasculitis.

Correction

Incorrect Sentences in the Results

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2016;142(3):300. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2016.0334
JAMA Otolaryngology–Head & Neck Surgery Masthead

JAMA Otolaryngology–Head & Neck Surgery

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2016;142(3):206. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2015.1792
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