OTOLARYNGOLOGY

Imaging of Pediatric Head and Neck Masses

Mar 28, 2017 by in OTOLARYNGOLOGY Comments Off on Imaging of Pediatric Head and Neck Masses

Medical imaging is an important tool in the evaluation and classification of pediatric head and neck masses. Such lesions may include congenital, inflammatory, infectious, vascular, or neoplastic processes. Ultrasound is…

read more

Pediatric Inflammatory Adenopathy

Mar 28, 2017 by in OTOLARYNGOLOGY Comments Off on Pediatric Inflammatory Adenopathy

The differential diagnosis in pediatric lymphadenopathy includes bacterial, viral, fungal, and idiopathic causes. A systematic approach to patient evaluation is necessary because the differential diagnosis, presentation, and work up must…

read more

Pediatric Lingual and Other Intraoral Lesions

Mar 28, 2017 by in OTOLARYNGOLOGY Comments Off on Pediatric Lingual and Other Intraoral Lesions

This article explores pediatric lingual and other intraoral lesions. First the embryology and anatomy of the oral anatomy is outlined. Then the article discusses infections and inflammatory diseases, congenital malformations,…

read more

Pediatric Teratoma and Dermoid Cysts

Mar 28, 2017 by in OTOLARYNGOLOGY Comments Off on Pediatric Teratoma and Dermoid Cysts

Teratomas and dermoid cysts are germ cell neoplasms. This article focuses on cervical and craniofacial teratomas. Presentation of these neoplasms varies in degree of severity, from cosmetic deformities to airway…

read more

Pediatric Maxillary and Mandibular Tumors

Mar 28, 2017 by in OTOLARYNGOLOGY Comments Off on Pediatric Maxillary and Mandibular Tumors

Pediatric maxillary and mandibular tumors offer considerable challenges to otolaryngologists, oral surgeons, pathologists, and radiologists alike. Because of the close proximity to vital structures, appropriate steps toward a definitive diagnosis…

read more

Malignant Cervical Masses in Children

Mar 28, 2017 by in OTOLARYNGOLOGY Comments Off on Malignant Cervical Masses in Children

The timely diagnosis of malignant cervical masses in children necessitates a high level of suspicion. The care of children with malignant cervical masses requires a multidisciplinary approach. Staging systems provide…

read more
Premium Wordpress Themes by UFO Themes