- MedOne Otolaryngology
- ChapterSource: Roland N, McRae D, McCombe A, ed. Key Topics in Otolaryngology. 3rd Edition. Thieme; 2019. doi:10.1055/b-006-161137Comment: Cholesteatoma is a collection of ‘bad skin’ (migrating keratinising squamous epithelium) trapped within the middle ear or mastoid. It is a common and potentially dangerous condition. The incidence is approximately 10 cases per 100,000 population per annum. Between 7 and 10% of people diagnosed with cholesteatoma will develop a cholesteatoma in the other ear.
- CockpitComment: A 43-year-old woman presented with a 25-pound weight loss in the past year despite having a good appetite. She complained of heat intolerance, excessive sweating, tremor, and palpitations. She denied cold intolerance, dysphagia, constipation, or any compression or tenderness in her neck.
- CockpitComment: Chronic rhinosinusitis (CRS) represents a heterogeneous group of disorders that can be further classified by phenotypical presentation as either CRS without nasal polyps (CRSsNP) or CRS with nasal polyps (CRSwNP).
- CockpitComment: Surgical Principle: Wide opening of the frontal sinus (good cosmetic result from the temporary removal of the entire anterior wall of the frontal sinus, which can either be removed completely or left pedicled on the periosteum). The mucosa of the draining ostium should remain untouched. There are several principal options for the initial incision.
- E-JournalSource: Liu F. 2019; 12(01): 001 - 007.Comment: Featuring review and original articles, case reports, and technical notes.
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