Explore the latest science, techniques, and procedure videos about head and neck surgery.
In this Viewpoint, JAMA Otolaryngology–Head & Neck Surgery’s editor in chief reviews how the COVID-19 pandemic has affected the practice of otolaryngology–head and neck surgery in its first 6 months, including through a shift away from procedural management of head and neck disease toward medical and noninvasive management to mitigate risk of infection transmission, and through the acute rise in incidence of patients with olfactory dysunction requiring consultation and follow-up.
This case report describes man in his 70s who presented with symptoms consistent with chronic rhinosinusitis despite treatment with azelastine, fluticasone propionate, levocetirizine, montelukast, and saline rinses and was diagnosed with a persistent foramen cecum.
This Viewpoint discusses how surgical global health programs are affected by the coronavirus disease 2019 pandemic and why global surgical outreach models may need to be rehashed.
This case report describes a woman in her 30s who presented with headaches and sudden-onset diplopia, characterized by left abducens nerve palsy and was diagnosed with Cushing disease.
This narrative review describes the ongoing definition of chronic rhinosinusitis into phenotypes and endotypes as well as the proposed classification of primary chronic rhinosinusitis by anatomical distribution and endotype dominance.
This review evaluates the reporting and definition of minimal clinically important differences in randomized clinical trials.
This case report describes a woman in her 30s who presented with sinonasal metastasis secondary to radioiodine-refractory vesicular thyroid carcinoma.
This case report describes man in his 60s who presented with recurrent squamous cell carcinoma of the right parotid gland with mild right lower lip and platysmal weakness and subsequently underwent reconstructive surgery using a pectoralis major myocutaneous flap.
This cross-sectional study uses Medicare Physician/Supplier Procedure Summary data to characterize recent trends in the use of telemedicine by otolaryngologists to deliver care to Medicare beneficiaries.
This narrative review discusses the concepts and development of tools to improve shared decision-making among patients who are undergoing head and neck surgery and surgeons.
An 85-year-old woman presents with a history of frontal pain and pressure and progressive nontender facial edema; endoscopy findings reveal a mucosal soft tissue mass, and biopsy results show epithelioid shaped cells in whorled lobulated pattern. What is your diagnosis?
A 71-year-old man previously treated for p16-positive (human papillomavirus-related) oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma presented with concern for regional recurrence. Fine needle aspiration of the thyroid gland was performed with immunohistochemical staining positive for p16, CK5, and p40 and negative for thyroid transcription factor 1. What is your diagnosis?
This cohort study analyzes data from the Public Health Information System database to evaluate the prevalence of cholesteatoma in children with Down syndrome.
This cross-sectional study evaluates whether diversity of practice, clinical productivity, and Medicare payment differ between male and female otolaryngologists and whether any identified variation is influenced by practice setting.
This narrative review discusses how we should interpret negative and positive results from commercial molecular tests of thyroid nodules and whether available data support the routine use of these assays for all cytologically indeterminate thyroid nodules.
This systematic review examines evidence on the risks of aerosolization and transmission of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 from patients to health care personnel during endoscopy of the upper aerodigestive tract.
This diagnostic study describes the use of a microvascular clamp to identify adenomas in patients with hyperparathyroidism.
A 62-year-old man presents with metastatic p16-positive squamous cell carcinoma and a primary cancer in the right tonsil. What is your diagnosis?
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