This population-based cohort study examines the association between iron deficiency anemia and sensorineural, conductive, or combined hearing loss in young to elderly adults.
This study examines the characteristics and risk factors of distant metastases following postoperative intensity-modulated radiotherapy in oral squamous cell carcinoma and the clinicopathological characteristics that could be associated with distant-only failure.
A young child had persistent unilateral neck swelling; examination revealed a firm, immobile, and nontender mass fixed to the underlying right mandible with cortical destruction, extending into the submandibular and sublingual spaces. What is your diagnosis?
This study examines the use of health care resources by patients with velopharyngeal insufficiency who underwent sphincter pharyngoplasty and whether those with 22q11.2 deletion syndrome used more resources.
This randomized clinical trial evaluates the efficacy and safety of topical ciprofloxacin plus fluocinolone acetonide otic solution vs ciprofloxacin otic solution alone and fluocinolone acetonide otic solution alone for acute otitis media in children with tympanostomy tubes.
A man had worsening blurry vision, gait instability, headache, and nasal congestion; examination revealed bilateral visual acuity of 20/100 with intact visual fields and a well-circumscribed expansile mass occupying the left petrous apex and sphenoid sinus. What is your diagnosis?
This study examines the association of malignancy prevalence with the performance of the gene expression classifier in indeterminate thyroid nodules.
This study uses data from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey to determine if age- and sex-specific prevalence of adult hearing loss has changed during the past decade.
This systematic review identifies which techniques were most successful in reconstructive rhinoplasty for patients with a saddle nose deformity secondary to granulomatosis with polyangiitis disease.
A woman had a sore throat, globus sensation, and dysphagia; she had a hyperintense, enhancing mass in the retropharyngeal and prevertebral spaces with marrow replacement of the C2 vertebral body extending to the odontoid. What is your diagnosis?
This Viewpoint assesses the use of grounded theory and thematic saturation to develop guidelines for best practices in the treatment of childhood sleep-disordered breathing.
This cohort study describes the level of decisional conflict and decisional regret experienced by parents considering surgery for their children and determines relations among decisional conflict, decisional regret, and shared decision making.
This case series analyzes the role of transoral robotic surgery in facilitating the identification of a primary tumor site for patients presenting with squamous cell carcinoma of unknown primary.
A neonate had noisy breathing and nasal congestion; physical examination revealed significant distress,and retractions, and a mucosalized mass filling the left nasal cavity was visualized on anterior rhinoscopy, requiring nasal stenting to relieve obstruction. What is your diagnosis?
This experimental study describes the development and validation of an ex vivo animal model for exclusive endoscopic ear surgery.
This cohort study compares survival between surgically managed patients with p16-positive oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma who received adjuvant chemoradiotherapy vs patients who received adjuvant radiotherapy alone.
This systematic review assesses the literature to determine whether an association exists between laryngeal cancer and asbestos exposure.
A man with history of smoking and alcohol use had neck tenderness and dysphagia; computed tomography revealed a heterogeneously enhancing mass in the right side of the neck. What is your diagnosis?