Pravara rural Medical college

Loni, India

Pravara rural Medical college

Loni, India

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PubMed | Pravara Rural Medical College
Type: Journal Article | Journal: Indian journal of otolaryngology and head and neck surgery : official publication of the Association of Otolaryngologists of India | Year: 2012

Scleroma is a disease of unwashed and occurs in people living in poor unhygienic conditions. Commonly it involves respiratory tract. We encountered a case of scleroma over cheek presenting as a solitary nodule without any sign of nasal scleroma.


PubMed | Pravara Rural Medical College
Type: Journal Article | Journal: Indian journal of otolaryngology and head and neck surgery : official publication of the Association of Otolaryngologists of India | Year: 2012

Bleeding per nose is one of the comnonest ailment encountered by each and every otolaryngologvst Since hemostasis is immediate concern, anterior nasal pressure pack is put and is usually allowed to remain for 24-72 hours. Blood soaked pack and raw mucosal surface are good media for bacterial multiplication resulting in infection including sinusitis and sometimes toxic shock syndromes.Present study is conducted to work out bacterial flora of anterior nasal pack and effect of svstemic antibiotics in controlling it. Thirty cases of epistaxis of different etiology were included. Out of these 26 cases were positive on culture. These included Staphylococcus aureus 70%,. Pseudomonas aeruginosa twenty three percent. Klabsiella pneumonia and proteus mirabilis 3.3%, Streptococcus and Hemolyticus 3.3%. Details of type and duration of packing and its relation with organism cultured are discussed. It is concluded that the packing material should be soaked with antibiotics prior to use and should not be keep for more than 48 hours. And systemic antibiotics does not have any significant on this local infection due to packing.


PubMed | Pravara Rural Medical College
Type: Journal Article | Journal: Indian journal of otolaryngology and head and neck surgery : official publication of the Association of Otolaryngologists of India | Year: 2012

Hemangioendothelioma of the orbit is a rare condition which usually occurs in young adult with mean age group of 24 years. Very few cases had been reported in the literature. We describe here a case of hemangioendothelioma in a female of 30 years who came with history of pen-etrating foreign body entering into right eye and fluctuating painful swelling in the lower lid with decrease in the vision. The patients presentation simulated malignancy of maxillary an-trum, however, the diagnosis was confirmed by histopathology.


PubMed | Pravara Rural Medical College
Type: Journal Article | Journal: Indian journal of otolaryngology and head and neck surgery : official publication of the Association of Otolaryngologists of India | Year: 2012

Foreign body in the esophagus is not an unusual finding. Coin in children and bone fragments in adults are commonly observed foreign bodies. Usually foreign bodies are removed within few hours to few days. Forgotten or unattended foreign bodies are seen in either mentally retarded patients or in children. We are reporting here a case, having unusual foreign body in oesophagus, i.e. a thorn of babul tree since one month, presented as perioeso-phagitis with dysphagea in a mentally retarded child of 12 years.


PubMed | Pravara rural Medical college
Type: Journal Article | Journal: Indian journal of otolaryngology and head and neck surgery : official publication of the Association of Otolaryngologists of India | Year: 2012

Complications of suppurative otitis media are common in developing world. Cholesteatoma has been implicated as the causative factor. We studied 76 cases of suppurative otitis media presented with complica tions and found that only 64% cases had cholesteatoma. Granulation were present in most of the cases of intracranial complications (16.68%).


PubMed | Pravara Rural Medical College
Type: Journal Article | Journal: Indian journal of otolaryngology and head and neck surgery : official publication of the Association of Otolaryngologists of India | Year: 2012

Retropharyngeal abscess is not very common in adults. If it occurs,it is usually secondary to tuberculous lesion of spine or penetrating forgein body in food passage. We describe a case of retropharyngeal abscess with quadriparesis following neck trauma.

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