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57 Possible Causes for Pharyngeal Dystonia

  • Allergic Rhinitis

    Abstract Klippel-Feil syndrome KFS, a triad of short neck, limitation of neck movement and low posterior hairline, is characterized by presence of congenitally fused cervical vertebrae and is often associated with multiple congenital anomalies. A 35-year-old male was referred for evaluation of an opaque hemithorax.[…][]

  • Laryngeal Lesion

    Abstract Leprosy affects the larynx, damaging its mucosa and sensory nerves and loss of sensation may result in aspiration of food and secretions. The laryngeal lesion may be insidious. Post-mortem studies showed bronchopneumonia that could have originated from aspiration. In patients with laryngeal symptoms,[…][]

  • Throat Cancer

    Int J Food Sci Nutr. 2015 Feb;66(1):108-13. doi: 10.3109/09637486.2014.953453. Epub 2014 Sep 29. Author information 1 Biomedical Research Institute of Malaga (IBIMA), Virgen de la Victoria Hospital, University of Malaga , Málaga , Spain . Abstract A prospective 1-year follow-up study in ear, nose, and throat (ENT) cancer[…][]

  • Peritonsillar Abscess

    OBJECTIVES: The objectives of this study were to evaluate the efficacy of metronidazole in conjunction with penicillin in preventing the recurrence of peritonsillar abscess (PTA) and to learn whether metronidazole enhances the recovery from PTA when compared with penicillin alone. METHODS: In this prospective,[…][]

  • Acute Catarrhal Tonsillitis

    الصفحة 129 - Obesity is the most common nutritional disorder in affluent societies. Its significance requires constant emphasis because it is associated with increased mortality, predisposes to the development of important diseases and diminishes the efficiency and happiness of those affected. ‏ الصفحة 94 -[…][]

  • Spasmodic Croup

    Abstract We compared the efficacy of high-dose dexamethasone sodium phosphate (0.6 mg/kg) in laryngotracheitis (LT) v spasmodic croup (SC) in 72 children (age range, 8 months to 8 years) using a double-blind randomized protocol that measured the individual change in respirations as an objective variable to[…][]

  • Anaphylaxis

    Abstract Anaphylaxis during anesthesia is uncommon. Diagnosis of peri-anesthesia anaphylaxis (PAA) requires anesthesia providers' vigilance for prompt diagnosis and treatment. In this case report, we present a challenging case with suspected PAA including its perioperative management, intensive care unit (ICU)[…][]

  • Pseudobulbar Palsy

    Abstract Structural abnormalities related with pseudobulbar palsy have been gaining attention because of their characteristic symptoms and unique pathogenesis. We present five cases of bilateral perisylvian ulegyria (BPU) presenting epilepsy and pseudobulbar palsy with pathogenesis different from previously[…][]

  • Laryngeal Edema

    Abstract Laryngeal edema is a relatively rare yet serious postoperative complication for those patients undergoing general anesthesia. Maintenance of airway and breathing are always the first priority of perioperative patient care. Medical-surgical nurses working in postoperative settings must be familiar with the[…][]

  • Croup

    Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews Background Glucocorticoids are commonly used for croup in children. This is an update of a Cochrane Review published in 1999 and previously updated in 2004 and 2011. Objectives To examine the effects of glucocorticoids for the treatment of croup in children aged 0 to 18[…][]

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