This survey study evaluates the views of pediatric otolaryngologists toward current practice patterns of and projections for the US pediatric otolaryngology workforce.
This review assesses the utility of intraoperative facial nerve monitoring in 2 groups of patients undergoing partial and total parotidectomies.
This case series describes the ability of SPECT/CT lymphoscintigraphy and radioguided SLN biopsy to detect occult lymph node metastases in patients with papillary thyroid carcinoma, and changes in clinical management in response.
This cohort study uses data from a trial comparing cetuximab and radiotherapy vs radiotherapy alone for patients with oropharyngeal cancer to investigate the rate of laryngeal preservation and laryngectomy-free survival in the subgroup of patients with locoregionally advanced SCC of the larynx or hypopharynx.
The authors modify a previously published best-practice algorithm based on a literature review and clinical experience to maintain the quality of care provided after successful type 1 laryngeal cleft repair, while reducing the total number of postoperative videofluoroscopic swallow studies.
This systematic review and meta-analysis evaluates cancer recurrence and survival outcomes of elective neck dissection compared with observation in patients with early-stage oral tongue squamous cell carcinoma.
This prospective genotype and phenotype study identifies a candidate gene that causes bilateral, symmetric, progressive sensorineural hearing loss in a large multigeneration family of Northern European descent.
This study of 17 patients with cochlear implants uses flat-panel computed tomography to compare intracochlear electrode position in those who had undergone round window insertion vs the cochleostomy approach.
This case series describes self-reported outcomes and complications of patients with refractory chronic cough treated with bilateral electromyography-guided thyroarytenoid botulinum toxin type A injection.
This narrative review assesses the evaluation and documentation of injuries among survivors of strangulation and provides guidance to otolaryngologists who may examine these survivors.
This narrative review summarizes published evidence about the use of taxanes for treatment of squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck.
Examination of a neonate revealed a large, prenatally diagnosed neck mass causing neck extension and rotation; the mass was multicystic, with prominent vasculature and a small area of skin necrosis, and continued to grow after birth. What is your diagnosis?
A man had singular, umbilicated, ulcerated papular lesion of the temple with overlying crusts and surrounding erythema and induration; CT with contrast of the soft tissue revealed an abnormal mass in the site of the lesion. What is your diagnosis?
A woman had severe frontal and periorbital headaches and multiple prominent soft, tender nodules at the forehead and right orbit with right proptosis; a computed tomographic scan showed a soft-tissue mass with involvement of multiple craniofacial bones. What is your diagnosis?
A man had a nonhealing submental ulcer that formed where a laceration had recently closed; there was an ulcerated, submental lesion within the mid-portion of a scar; it bled with manipulation and appeared to be fixed to the underlying mandible. What is your diagnosis?
A man had a left jaw mass that was associated with an empty socket of the second mandibular molar, was not well circumscribed, and was notably adherent to some surrounding tissues; pathologic assessment demonstrated a squamous lined cyst with parakeratosis. What is your diagnosis?
This case series examines the dangers of superabsorbent polymer beads to otologic structures in the external auditory canal.