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Tornwaldt's Disease

Tornwaldt Cyst


Presentation

  • In the present study, the cysts were not draining into nasopharynx. So they are of cystic variety.[jemds.com]
  • They may also present with retro orbital pain [13]. In the present study second patient had symptoms due infection and inflammation of Tornwaldt’s bursa.[article.sapub.org]
  • .; Pathi, R. 2007-01-01 00:00:00 Tornwaldt’s cysts are sometimes a bit of a headache A 41‐year‐old woman presented complaining of moderate to severe episodic occipital headaches and cervical pain.[deepdyve.com]
  • We report this case because of its presentation and size (2.5 2 cm). It was presented as intermittent cervical pain, stiffness and vertigo because of prevertebral cervical muscle spasm due to cyst and nasal symptoms were not predominant.[link.springer.com]
  • […] imaging techniquesFormatted like the Oral Board Exam for easy study and reviewCross-referenced to Neuroradiology: The Requisites, Second EditionOffers 200 all-new cases with new discussions and new multiple choice questions, with answers and rationale Presents[books.google.com]
Halitosis
  • Between each episode, the patient was free of pain, upper respiratory tract symptoms and halitosis. The patient had never had nasopharangeal surgery or invasive respiratory procedures. Neurological examination was entirely normal.[deepdyve.com]
  • Symptoms are upper respiratory tract infection, nasal obstruction, halitosis, a feeling of ear fullness and prevertebral muscle spasms.[answers.yahoo.com]
  • Tornwaldt syndrome - nasopharyngeal discharge, occipital headache, and stiffness of posterior cervical muscles, with halitosis due to chronic infection of the pharyngeal bursa.[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com]
  • Symptoms are those of upper respiratory tract infection with obstinate occipital pain, purulent choanal discharge, nasal obstruction, halitosis, feeling of ear fullness, clearing of the throat, etc.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]
  • Other features include stiffness of the posterior cervical muscles, exacerbation of pain with movement of the head, sore throat, persistent low-grade fever, and halitosis.[whonamedit.com]
Forgetful
  • Symptoms: severe fatigue, pain in shoulders, neck, head and face, tingling on left side of body (leg and arm), left leg gives out at least 4-6x per month, gait problems, balance problems, cognitive inability (forget where I am or what I am doing or the[answers.yahoo.com]

Workup

  • He said I had the workup with this one and I need to stick with him. At least the ENT said he will do the surgery. He said we'll know if it's causing a problem if we remove it. I guess I can't argue with that.[medhelp.org]

Treatment

  • T1: signal is variable depending of protein content T2: high signal T1 C (Gd): no enhancement Asymptomatic lesions require no treatment.[radiopaedia.org]
  • Treatment consists of marsupialization or excision.[merckmanuals.com]
  • Treatment consists of marsupialization or excision. Source: Merck Manual Medical and Biotech [MESH] Definitions None available.[bioportfolio.com]
  • Asymptomatic cysts do not require any treatment and symptomatic cysts requires surgical treatment.[article.sapub.org]

Prognosis

  • HPV cancers typically smaller primary with larger nodes, cystic nodes, better prognosis, may metastasize to unusual locations. Other risk factors include nutritional factors, asbestos, irradiation.[radnotes.co.nz]

Etiology

  • : etiology, therapy and regeneration Cluster Headache_ Background, Pathophysiology, Etiology Epidemiology and Etiology of Peptic Ulcer Disease Etiology and pathogenesis of a spontaneous lupus-like syndrome in mice Etiology and Pathophysiology of Parkinson[documentslide.com]
  • Godwin RW, Tornwaldt’s disease, characteristic headache syndrome and etiology. Laryngoscope. 1944, 54 (2): 66-75. Osborn MF, Buchanan BK, Akle N, Badr A, Zhang J.[jemds.com]

Epidemiology

  • […] manifestations, A new etiology for visual impairment and chronic headache: The Tolosa-Hunt syndrome may be only one manifestation of venous vasculitis Autoimmune disease: etiology, therapy and regeneration Cluster Headache_ Background, Pathophysiology, Etiology Epidemiology[documentslide.com]
  • Neurology and Neurosurgery Czech and Slovak Ophthalmology Czech and Slovak Psychiatry Czech Geriatric Review Czech Gynaecology Czech Rheumatology Czech Dental Journal Czech Urology Czech-Slovak Dermatology Czecho-Slovak Pathology Czech-Slovak Pediatrics Epidemiology[prolekare.cz]
  • The descriptive epidemiology of craniopharyngioma. J Neurosurg. 1998;89:547–51. PubMed CrossRef Google Scholar 20. Savas A, Erdem A, Tun K, Kanpolat Y.[link.springer.com]
Sex distribution
Age distribution

Pathophysiology

  • , Etiology Epidemiology and Etiology of Peptic Ulcer Disease Etiology and pathogenesis of a spontaneous lupus-like syndrome in mice Etiology and Pathophysiology of Parkinson s Disease Etiology and Treatment of New Daily Persistent Headache Headache, types[documentslide.com]
  • […] commonly involve the cisterna chyli, followed by the mediastinum and rarely involve the neck. 87 Cervical thoracic duct lymphoceles are rarely congenital, more commonly arising secondary to thoracic duct injury after neck dissection or trauma. 88 The exact pathophysiologic[appliedradiology.com]

Prevention

  • Still, perhaps the incidence has indeed been lowered as a result of the increase in the use of folic acid to prevent spinal cord defects such as spina bifida.[thefreelibrary.com]
  • CT scan picture showing a cystic mass (arrow) in the nasopharynx Since the cyst was enlarging in size and patient wanted to undergo surgery to prevent enlargement of the cyst, transnasal endoscopic marsupialization was done under local anaesthesia.[article.sapub.org]
  • The best tonsil stone removal methods for removing tonsil stones and preventing them from returning.[elmemesser.eu]
  • Confirmation of the presence of mediastinal thymic tissue should be performed prior to removal of thymic cysts or thymic ectopic tissue to prevent immunocompromise. 79 The diagnosis is established by histologic demonstration of residual thymic tissue[appliedradiology.com]

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