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  • Surgical debridement as a treatment strategy for cervicofacial actinomycosis-Literature review and case report. [Case Reports]
    Int J Surg Case Rep. 2020 Jun 22; 73:22-26.Balbinot KM, Sousa NWA, … Ribeiro ALR
  • CONCLUSIONS: Although surgical debridement isn't part of the standard treatment, it has shown to be an interesting tool for promoting quick healing and infection control.The authors reported a successfully treatment of cervicofacial actinomycosis using surgical debridement as an adjuvant therapy, promoting faster healing, reducing antibiotic therapy time, costs and risks of bacterial resistance, which must be considered as an alternative approach in similar cases.
  • [Necrotizing fasciitis in the head and neck region-three case reports and a review of the literature]. [Review]
    HNO. 2020 Jul 02 [Online ahead of print]Huber L, Budjan J, … Lammert A
  • Necrotizing fasciitis (NF) is a life-threatening, usually bacterial, soft tissue infection that rarely affects the head and neck region. Rapid progression and systemic illness are typical for the disease and complicate diagnosis. Immediate surgical and antimicrobial therapy is required. Three cases of cervicofacial NF are presented in this case report. All patients showed a rapidly progressing, p…
  • Angioleiomyoma of the Larynx: A Case Report and Literature Review. [Journal Article]
    Ear Nose Throat J. 2020 Jun 30 [Online ahead of print]Perardi F, Abbate G, … Scotti A
  • Angioleiomyoma is a benign smooth muscle and vessel tumor; laryngeal localization is extremely rare with only 24 cases described in the literature; moreover, it should be considered in the differential diagnosis of laryngeal mass. Endoscopic complete surgical excision with dissection along capsule is now considered the gold-standard treatment for small and well-circumscribed laryngeal angioleiomy…
  • [Perthes syndrome: about two pediatric cases]. [Case Reports]
    Pan Afr Med J. 2020; 35:51.Youssfi SE, Ou-Meskour A, … Harandou M
  • Perthes syndrome is defined by the association among subconjunctival hemorrhage, cervicofacial cyanosis and petechiae up to neurological manifestations. Violent compression of the thorax or thoracoabdominal block after forced inspiration with glottis closure due to effort is the mechanism responsible for the syndrome. Prognosis is generally good if the compression is brief and cardiopulmonary res…
  • Review Article: Structural brain alterations in prelingually deaf. [Review]
    Neuroimage. 2020 Jun 10 [Online ahead of print]Hribar M, Šuput D, … Vovk A
  • Functional studies show that our brain has a remarkable ability to reorganize itself in the absence of one or more sensory modalities. In this review, we gathered all the available articles investigating structural alterations in congenitally deaf subjects. Some concentrated only on specific regions of interest (e.g., auditory areas), while others examined the whole brain. The majority of structu…
  • Medical-surgical management and clinical outcome in cervical abscesses. [Journal Article]
    J Infect Dev Ctries. 2020 May 31; 14(5):527-531.Melis A, Riu F, … Bussu F
  • CONCLUSIONS: Diagnosis, correct clinical definition and early medical-surgical treatment of neck abscesses were crucial to reduce complications; LRNEC score, C-reactive protein, glycemia and creatininemia proved to be reliable prognostic indicators of difficult patient management and risk of complications.
  • Use of a Cervicofacial Flap in Closing Large Defects Following Wide Local Excision of Complicated Preauricular Lesions. [Journal Article]
    Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol. 2020 Jun 09 [Online ahead of print]Akakpo K, Luck K, Chun RH
  • CONCLUSIONS: There is a high recurrence rate seen with wide local congenital cyst excisions that have been previously excised, infected, and drained; as well as, cosmetically unfavorable outcomes utilizing traditional repair. Utilizing our closure technique which involves reconstructive local regional flap with cervicoparotid approach our 3 patients have had no reoccurance of cyst or infection. Our approach also maximizes cosmetic outcomes, with reduced scar visibility. Pre and postoperative photos will be shown.
  • [Cervicofacial cellulitis complicated by internal jugular vein thrombosis]. [Case Reports]
    Ann Dermatol Venereol. 2020 Jun 03 [Online ahead of print]Bonné E, Pourcelet A, … Couturier B
  • CONCLUSIONS: It is essential to perform a cervicofacial contrast-enhanced CT scan for any CFC to map the affected areas, detect the primary infection and screen for loco-regional complications such as IVJT. The occurrence of IJVT in an infectious setting should prompt screening for septic emboli, especially pulmonary emboli, as well as performance of a chest CT scan. The presence of septic emboli associated with a recent ENT infection and of IJVT or Fusobacteriumnecrophorum in blood cultures are indicative of Lemierre's syndrome.IJVT is an uncommon complication of CFC that occurs either alone or as part of Lemierre's syndrome.
  • Quality of Life During Treatment for Cervicofacial Non-melanoma Skin Cancer. [Journal Article]
    J Cancer Educ. 2020 Jun 04 [Online ahead of print]García-Montero P, de Gálvez-Aranda MV, … de Troya Martín M
  • Non-melanoma skin cancer (NMSC), despite its low mortality, can impose a significant psychological burden on patients. The aim of the present study is to examine the evolution of the quality of life (QOL) in patients with cervicofacial NMSC during treatment. This prospective cohort study was conducted to a group of patients with cervicofacial NMSC, confirmed by skin biopsy. These patients complet…
  • Cervicofacial actinomycosis of the mandible in a paediatric patient. [Journal Article]
    BMJ Case Rep. 2020 May 27; 13(5)Cho JJ, Shupak RP
  • Cervicofacial actinomycosis remains a rare pathogenic finding in the paediatric population. Diagnosis is challenging, as findings are often non-specific and Actinomyces species are generally difficult to culture. Treatment is a prolonged course of antibiotics, either intravenous and oral, often combined with a surgical procedure to remove the lesion. This patient had non-specific intermittent lef…
  • Orofacial tuberculosis: A diagnostic challenge. [Case Reports]
    IDCases. 2020; 21:e00825.Issa SA, Abdulnabi HA, Jameel ME
  • Tuberculosis is typically a pulmonary chronic infectious disease with a high prevalence in developing countries which carries a substantial rate of mortality. Extrapulmonary disease may occur, mainly second to the endogenous spread of the pathogen from the primary site. Oral or mandibular involvement represents a minority among the reported cases. A 12-year-old female patient with a diffuse left-…
  • Orthopedic joint stability influences growth and maxillary development: clinical aspects. [Editorial]
    J Biol Regul Homeost Agents. 2020 May 27; 34(3)Adina S, Dipalma G, … Inchingolo F
  • Orthopedic temporomandibular joint (TMJ) instability is very common among children and adults. It is often associated with pain in the cervicofacial region, and muscle contraction. To investigate whether muscle contraction can cause permanent posterior rotation of the head and whether treatment with splint and kinetotherapy is efficient, a literature review was carried out of patients with pain i…
  • Eagle Syndrome: A Rare Case of Atraumatic, Painful Cervical Neck Swelling. [Case Reports]
    Clin Pract Cases Emerg Med. 2020 May; 4(2):197-200.Worden CP, Bhandari SS, … Kuehl DR
  • CONCLUSIONS: Although more likely to be an indolent and progressive complaint, providers in the acute care setting should be familiar with Eagle syndrome due to the potential for a spontaneous fracture of an elongated styloid process to cause acute, painful neck swelling and life-threatening airway compromise.
  • Cervicofacial non-tuberculous mycobacterial lymphadenitis: clinical determinants of incomplete surgical removal. [Journal Article]
    Int J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2020 May 01 [Online ahead of print]Willemse SH, Karssemakers LHE, … de Lange J
  • In patients with non-tuberculous mycobacterial cervicofacial lymphadenitis, incomplete surgical removal of infected lymph nodes leads to delayed healing and a higher recurrence rate, with eventual spontaneous drainage through the skin. However, complete surgical removal is not always achievable due to the extent of the infected tissue and proximity to vulnerable structures, such as the facial or …
  • Cat-scratch Disease with Parinaud's Oculoglandular Syndrome. [Case Reports]
    Turk Arch Otorhinolaryngol. 2020 Mar; 58(1):48-51.Menezes AS, Ribeiro D, Lima AF
  • Cat-scratch disease (CSD) is one of the most common causes of infectious cervicofacial lymphadenopathies in children, adolescents, and young adults. With this case report, we highlight the wide spectrum of atypical manifestations of CSD in an elderly patient who presented not only with cervicofacial lymphadenopathies but also parotid enlargement, and Parinaud's oculoglandular syndrome which compr…
  • StatPearls: Malignant Otitis Externa [BOOK]
    . StatPearls Publishing: Treasure Island (FL) Al-Aaraj Mahmoud S. MS Barking Havering & Redbridge University Kelley Cecylia C Inspira Health Network BOOK
  • Malignant otitis externa, although it is not a malignancy, it behaves and spreads like one, hence the name.[1]  The first case of MOE was reported in 1938, and the term ‘malignant otitis externa’ was described later by Chandler in 1968, due to its high fatality rate in that time.[2] Malignant otitis externa is a life-threatening infection that mainly affects the external auditory canal and skull …
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