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  1. Sinonasal melanoma is a rare head and neck tumour. It is associated with a poor prognosis, high rates of loco-regional recurrence and distant metastasis. Treatment of the disease is therefore complicated, and ...

    Authors: Victoria Blackabey, Olivia Kenyon and Rishi Talwar

    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Otolaryngology 2020 36:52

    Content type: Case Report

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  2. Chronic kidney failure is an irreversible medical condition that impairs the kidney’s ability to function. When CRF reaches a sophisticated stage, dangerous levels of fluid, electrolytes, and wastes can accumu...

    Authors: Effat Ahmed Zaky, Haytham Mamdouh, Olivia Esmat and Zeinab Khalaf

    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Otolaryngology 2020 36:51

    Content type: Original Article

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  3. Bat ear deformity is a common presentation among the ENT patients (22.5%). Many surgical procedures have been described to manage such a problem. A thorough study of the anatomical anomalies contributing to su...

    Authors: Ahmed Soliman Ismail

    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Otolaryngology 2020 36:30

    Content type: Original Article

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  4. Teachers are more likely to develop voice disorders compared to non-teachers in other occupations. Teachers are often cited as a high-risk group for vocal dysfunction as they use their voices extensively over ...

    Authors: E. A. Zaky, H. Mamdouh, A. Maher and Z. Khalaf

    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Otolaryngology 2020 36:35

    Content type: Original Article

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  5. Study the incidence of thyroid gland invasion by laryngeal carcinoma and the risk factors that may predispose to this condition. Aiding surgeons develop an evidence-based plan for the management of the thyroid...

    Authors: Ahmad M. Eltelety, Ahmed A. Nassar, Ahmed M. El Batawi and Sherif G. Ibrahim

    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Otolaryngology 2020 36:28

    Content type: Original Article

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  6. In December 2019, SARS-CoV-2 was identified as the causative agent of pneumonia cases in China. This virus is spread by coughing or sneezing and can infect other persons by on contacting mucous membranes. SARS...

    Authors: Heba Mahmoud, Mohamed Shehata Taha, Anas Askoura, Mohammed Aleem, Azza Omran and Soha Aboelela

    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Otolaryngology 2020 36:49

    Content type: Review Article

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  7. Repair of a perforated tympanic membrane (myringoplasty) can facilitate normal middle ear function, resist infection, and help re-establish normal hearing. Autogenous graft materials are the most popular graft...

    Authors: Ayman Ali Abdel Fattah, Abdel Hay Rashad Elasy, Ahmed Helmy Hoseini and Tarek Abdel Rahman Abdel Hafez

    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Otolaryngology 2020 36:48

    Content type: Original Article

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  8. The general consensus on the role of hearing loss in generating tinnitus is not relevant in tinnitus patients with normal hearing thresholds. One source of tinnitus may be related to damage to outer hair cells...

    Authors: Doaa Elmoazen, Hesham Kozou and Basma Elabassiery

    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Otolaryngology 2020 36:29

    Content type: Original Article

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  9. Cervical node metastasis is frequently encountered in CT neck of patients with squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) and non-(SCC). Differentiation between both entities carries its value on prognosis and choice of tr...

    Authors: Lamya A. Eissa and Ahmed Mohamed Mehanna

    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Otolaryngology 2020 36:45

    Content type: Original Article

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  10. Isolated angioneurotic edema of the uvula is termed Quincke’s disease. It is a rare clinical disorder of acute onset with few known causes. It may be encountered in any emergency setup and must be dealt with r...

    Authors: Rakshita R. Kamath and S. Juthika Rai

    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Otolaryngology 2020 36:44

    Content type: Case Report

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  11. Dysgrahia is a learning disability that affects writing; it requires a complex set of motor and information processing skills. Dysgraphia makes the act of writing difficult and leads to problems with spelling,...

    Authors: Mohamed E. Darweesh, Safaa R. Elsady, Nahla A. Reifaie and Rania M. Sidhom

    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Otolaryngology 2020 36:43

    Content type: Original Article

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  12. Conventional curettage adenoidectomy (CCA) has a risk of incomplete removal of all adenoid tissue, and digital nasopharyngeal palpation is not enough to assess adenoid removal. The aim of this study was to eva...

    Authors: Mosaad Abdel-Aziz, Ahmed Nassar, Refaat Nashed, Moatz Elsherbeeny and Omar Sabry

    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Otolaryngology 2020 36:26

    Content type: Original Article

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  13. This study assesses the outcomes of total conservative parotidectomy in the management of benign parotid neoplasms. A retrospective review was conducted for all parotidectomies for benign superficial parotid n...

    Authors: Tarek Abd El-Rahman Abd El-Hafez, Yasser Abd El-Wahab Khalil, Mohamed El Noaman, Ahmad Helmy Zayan and Ashraf Ali El-Demerdash

    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Otolaryngology 2020 36:42

    Content type: Original Article

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  14. To assess whether call center operators are subject to or suffer from any auditory fatigue when compared to normal subjects. A prospective case-control study where twenty-eight call center operators (10 female...

    Authors: Pretty Omar Afifi, Tayseer Taha Tayseer Abdel Rahman and Ahmed Gamal Khafagy

    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Otolaryngology 2020 36:41

    Content type: Original Article

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  15. Deep neck infections are showing resurgence in the current era and still pose threatening diagnosis. CT is the gold standard imaging modality; still, the reported low sensitivity and specificity was suggested ...

    Authors: Lamya Eissa and Ahmed Mohamed Mehanna

    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Otolaryngology 2020 36:40

    Content type: Original Article

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  16. Nowadays, radiotherapy is widely used in management of many types of tumors including head and neck tumors; in this study, we concerned with its reverse effects on the Eustachian tube functions and if this eff...

    Authors: Ahmed Abdullah Hamd, Essam Abd El-Wanes Behiry, Adel Tharwat Atallah, Sherif Maher Elaini and Ahmed Hamdy Alshafai

    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Otolaryngology 2020 36:39

    Content type: Original Article

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  17. The inferior nasal turbinates have important role in the maintenance of nasal breathing function by providing the nasal valve mechanism necessary for the regulation of air flow through the nose. Hypertrophied ...

    Authors: Ashraf Ali El-Demerdash, Essam Abdel Wanees Beheiry, Sherif Maher El-Aini, Asmaa Shams El-Dein Mohamed and Ahmed Mohamed Ibrahim Khattab

    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Otolaryngology 2020 36:24

    Content type: Original Article

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  18. This article discusses the importance of high frequency ultrasonography in detection of different types of thyroid nodules considering only the histopathological examination of the surgical specimens as the fi...

    Authors: Ahmed Youssef, Mohamed Hesham Abd-Elmonem, Rania Ahmed Mohamed Ghazy, Mohamed Mahmoud El Shafei and Mohamed Zahran

    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Otolaryngology 2020 36:23

    Content type: Original Article

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  19. There is a debate in the literature about surgical management of childhood cholesteatoma. We aimed to conduct a meta-analysis study about the recidivism of acquired cholesteatoma in children after two primary ...

    Authors: Yasser Shewel, Seddik Abdel Salam Tawfik, Abdulla A. L. Aaref and Noha Saleh

    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Otolaryngology 2020 36:38

    Content type: Review Article

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  20. Hearing loss is one of the most common health problems affecting people in the developing countries so our aim of the “Save The Hearing Project” was to combat deafness by training local doctors for ear surgery...

    Authors: Mohamed A. El-Begermy, Hany A. Deghady, Nasr El-Seidy, Abdelrahman Ezzat, Marwa M. El-Begermy, Abdul Wasa AlAqel, Mohmed Saleh Mosleh and Yasser Nafie

    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Otolaryngology 2020 36:32

    Content type: Original Article

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  21. Respiratory distress is recognized as any sign of breathing difficulty in infants. Some congenital anomalies present immediately with airway distress, while others are asymptomatic or discovered later in infan...

    Authors: Essam Abo Elmagd, Bahaa El Hawary, Megahed M. Hassan, Hanem Kassem and Abd El Rahman El Tahan

    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Otolaryngology 2020 36:36

    Content type: Original Article

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  22. Mathematical skills have an important role in progress of the educational level of nations. Unfortunately, there are still some pupils in school with normal intellectual function, but they have different degre...

    Authors: R. M. Abdou, N. H. Hamouda and A. M. Fawzy

    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Otolaryngology 2020 36:18

    Content type: Original Article

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  23. Acute otitis media (AOM) is the commonest pediatric bacterial infection, affecting up to 75% of children at some time before age 5 years. AOM is among the primary reasons for antibiotic prescriptions in pediat...

    Authors: Ashraf S. El Hamshary, Hesham A. Abdel Rahman, Mohamed Aboelsoued, Rasha A. Elsayed and Abdelhakim F. Elwany

    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Otolaryngology 2020 36:17

    Content type: Original Article

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  24. Childhood apraxia of speech (CAS) is a speech sound disorder in which the precision and consistency of movements underlying speech are impaired in absence of neuromuscular deficits. It is important to differen...

    Authors: Dalia Abdou, Omayma Afsah, Hemmat Baz and Tamer Abou-Elsaad

    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Otolaryngology 2020 36:20

    Content type: Original Article

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  25. Intratympanic (IT) dexamethasone, with or without ventilation tube, is widely used to control vertigo in Meniere’s disease (MD) patients. Some authors believe that the tube on its own has a role in the control...

    Authors: Reham Rafei El Shafei and Mohamed Qotb

    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Otolaryngology 2020 36:22

    Content type: Original Article

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  26. Patients suffering from vestibular migraine (VM) are known to have various vestibular test abnormalities interictally and ictally. Recently, vestibular evoked myogenic potentials (VEMPs) have become accepted a...

    Authors: Doaa Elmoazen, Hesham Kozou, Jaidaa Mekky and Dalia Ghanem

    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Otolaryngology 2020 36:19

    Content type: Original Article

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  27. Chronic rhinosinusitis (CRS) is a common inflammatory disorder whose underlying etiopathogenesis has not yet been completely understood and appears to be multifactorial. Microbial biofilms and bony osteitis ar...

    Authors: Hassan El Ibiary, Naglaa Samir, Ehab Kamal and Tarek Ashmawy

    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Otolaryngology 2020 36:27

    Content type: Original Article

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  28. Bilateral cochlear implantation (BiCI) has been provided with an intent to promote binaural hearing and improve quality of life (QoL). Binaural hearing maximum benefit could be optimized with BiCI, when indica...

    Authors: Reham Elrashidy, Ahmed Mohamed Khater, Mohmad Shabana, Ahmed Khashaba and Adel Tharwat

    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Otolaryngology 2020 36:16

    Content type: Original Article

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  29. Lingual thyroid is a very rare pathological finding and is usually incidentally discovered. It occurs when a defect in embryogenesis gives rise to ectopic thyroid as tongue base mass. Majority of patients are ...

    Authors: Turki Abdul Kareem al Driweesh, Mohammad Mosa Mokhatrish, Tahera Islam and Khalid H. Al-Qahtani

    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Otolaryngology 2020 36:13

    Content type: Case Report

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  30. Postural balance is important to allow us to maintain the daily life. Poor postural response and reduced motor activity were shown to be most prominent among obese persons than in non-obese. It is found that obes...

    Authors: Afaf Emara, Salwa Mahmoud and Mohamed Emira

    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Otolaryngology 2020 36:12

    Content type: Original Article

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  31. This case series study is to evaluate the results of our technique for correction of congenital aural atresia. Seventeen patients were done from 2015 till 2018, 4 cases bilateral and 13 unilateral. Surgical ca...

    Authors: Mohammed Saad Hasaballah, Ahmed Abdelmoneim Teaima, Peter Milad and Ossama Mustafa Mady

    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Otolaryngology 2020 36:15

    Content type: Original Article

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  32. The physiological functions of the paranasal sinuses are as yet unclear, and it is often assumed that these empty air-filled spaces have no vital function in our body. Recently, nitric oxide has been reported ...

    Authors: Remon Bazak, Samy Elwany, Amir Mina and Mostafa Donia

    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Otolaryngology 2020 36:8

    Content type: Review Article

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  33. Symptomatic medulla oblongata compressing lesions due to dilated vertebral artery are rare in the literature. The symptoms are extremely heterogeneous and not correlated to the severity of compression in many ...

    Authors: Mahmoud M. Mahrous and Ibrahim A. Busaad

    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Otolaryngology 2020 36:9

    Content type: Case Report

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  34. The purpose of this study is to evaluate and compare surgical and hearing outcomes of tympanoplasty using temporalis fascia graft and tragal cartilage with or without mastoidectomy in children with tubotympani...

    Authors: Ahmed Gamal Khafagy, Tamer S. Sobhy and Pretty O. Afifi

    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Otolaryngology 2020 36:7

    Content type: Original Article

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  35. Frey’s syndrome is a socially embarrassing condition commonly involving preauricular area after parotidectomy surgery or trauma to the face. Frey’s syndrome over the external ear canal without a prior history ...

    Authors: Boon Chin Te and Asma Abdullah

    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Otolaryngology 2020 36:10

    Content type: Case Report

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  36. Ewing sarcoma is a malignant round cell neoplasm and categorized as part of Ewing family tumor (EFT). Only 1-4% of all Ewing sarcomas are primarily located in the head and neck region and the isolated primary ...

    Authors: Irfan Affandi Hamid, Siti Asmat Md Arepen, Nor Eyzawiah Hassan and Mawaddah Azman

    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Otolaryngology 2020 36:6

    Content type: Case Report

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  37. This study aims at comparing the pure tone audiogram and tympanogram results of a measured thickness (1 mm) conchal cartilage graft material (1.0-mm CC) with full-thickness conchal cartilage (FTCC) used for in...

    Authors: Vijay Ramalingam, Kandasamy Kamindan, Ram Karthik Murugan and Velumani Rajeswari

    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Otolaryngology 2020 36:5

    Content type: Original Article

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  38. Hearing impairment ranks third on the list of chronic health conditions of the elderly, after arthritis and hypertension. As average lifespans increase, it is likely that the proportion of people with hearing ...

    Authors: N. Ismail, A. Shalaby, R Behairy, H. Khodary and M. Ashraf

    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Otolaryngology 2020 36:4

    Content type: Original Article

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  39. The aim of this study was to determine whether different concentrations of intratympanic (IT) injection of dexamethasone at a dose of 4 and 10 mg/mL have an effect on hearing outcomes in patients with idiopath...

    Authors: Yasser Shewel and Samir I. Asal

    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Otolaryngology 2020 36:3

    Content type: Original Article

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