This study evaluates the medical records of infants with laryngomalacia and associated breathing and feeding difficulties to determine the prevalence of aspiration among this pediatric patient population.
This narrative review discusses diagnosis and treatment of tracheobronchomalacia (TBM) in infants and children and presents a novel classification system.
A 1-week-old, full-term male newborn who was born after a normal pregnancy presented with labored breathing, xerostomia, poor bowel movements, symmetrical submucosal swelling of the oral floor, and a midline external punctum in the submental area; imaging showed a midline, sublingual, thin-walled, multiloculated lesion that extended inferiorly. What is your diagnosis?
This cross-sectional study examines drug-induced sleep endoscopy findings in the supine vs nonsupine body positions in positional and nonpositional obstructive sleep apnea using VOTE classification criteria.
This study examines the association of adjuvant radiation therapy vs surgery alone with survival in patients with advanced cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma and assesses which patients benefit the most from addition of adjuvant therapy to surgical treatment.
A healthy man in his mid 30s residing in the northeastern United States was seen by his primary care physician in mid-June with a 2-week history of flulike symptoms and was given doxycycline because he reported frequenting wooded areas; 1 week later, he developed a complete right facial nerve paralysis. What is your diagnosis?
This evaluation of quality metrics uses data from the National Cancer Database to summarize hospital-level overall quality of care for patients with head and neck cancer in the United States.
This Viewpoint examines several previous studies of internal nasal valve stenosis and questions if there is potential for a less invasive technique.
This cohort study examines the association between use of bicycle helmets and the incidence of facial injuries after bicycle crashes.
A 6-year-old boy presented with several tumoral lesions, which developed from local freckles beginning at 6 months of age and gradually spread with protruding growth. What is your diagnosis?
This case series describes the development and use of a novel mini-tracheostomy tray for procedures involving the upper airway.
This essay describes the importance of, and decline of membership in, specialty medical societies.
This multicenter, cross-sectional study uses Community Health Study/Study of Latinos data collected from 4 US communities to assess whether an association exists between age-related, audiometrically measured hearing loss and clinically relevant depressive symptoms in Hispanic adults 50 years or older.
A newborn twin girl was evaluated for a left-sided nasal mass causing nasal obstruction and difficulty breathing; physical examination showed a firm, pedunculated polypoid mass in the anterior nasal cavity at the vestibule with no fluid in the mass. What is your diagnosis?
This study analyzes whether 324 systematic reviews that contain at least 1 meta-analysis with 10 or more primary studies published in top otolaryngology journals that do not evaluate for publication bias show evidence of such bias.
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