- Imaging and surgical approach of nasal dermoids
David C Bloom
Division of Pediatric Otolaryngology, Children s Hospital and Health Center, Naval Medical Center San Diego, 34800 Bob Wilson Drive, Suite 200, San Diego, CA 92134 2200, USA
Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol 62:111-22. 2002
..Determine the most accurate and cost effective radiographic evaluation for nasal dermoids. Determine the best surgical approach for excision of nasal dermoids...
- The percutaneous columellar strut
David C Bloom
Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Naval Medical Center San Diego, 34520 Bob Wilson Drive, Suite 200, San Diego, CA 92134-2200, USA
Am J Rhinol 17:357-61. 2003
..CONCLUSION: A detailed description of the percutaneous columellar strut technique and results of its application are presented...
- Neonatal dermoid cyst of the floor of the mouth extending to the midline neck
Division of Pediatric Otolaryngology, Children s Hospital and Medical Center, San Diego, CA, USA
Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 128:68-70. 2002
..This case represents the first report (to our knowledge) of a dermoid cyst presenting in a neonate as a mass in the floor of the mouth with extension to the midline of the neck...
- Leiomyoma of the nasal septum
D C Bloom
Kaiser Permanente Southern California Region, Department of Head and Neck Surgery, San Diego, CA, USA
Rhinology 39:233-5. 2001
..We present two cases of nasal septal leiomyoma. Unique features discussed include recurrence of one neoplasm and the technique used to endoscopically repair a cerebrospinal fluid leak resulting from resection of the neoplasm...
- Anticoagulation and spontaneous retropharyngeal hematoma
David C Bloom
Department of Otolaryngology--Head and Neck Surgery, Naval Medical Center San Diego, San Diego, California 92134-2200, USA
J Emerg Med 24:389-94. 2003
..Once symptoms of airway compromise manifest, the airway must be expeditiously secured before complete obstruction occurs. This diagnosis should be sought when an anticoagulated patient presents with upper airway symptoms...
- Head and neck manifestations of disseminated coccidioidomycosis
Michelle G Arnold
Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Naval Medical Center, San Diego, California, USA
Laryngoscope 114:747-52. 2004
..Otolaryngologists are increasingly being called on to diagnose and manage the head and neck manifestations of the disease caused by Coccidioides immitis...
- Wegener granulomatosis presenting as an infiltrative retropharyngeal mass with syncope and hypoglossal paresis
J Clayton Finley
Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Naval Medical Center San Diego, Calif 92134 2200, USA
Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 130:361-5. 2004
..Given the variability of presentation of WG in the head and neck, the otolaryngologist must maintain a high degree of suspicion for this disease in the evaluation of airway lesions...
- Diagnostic and surgical challenges in the pediatric skull base
Scott C Manning
Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of Washington, 4800 Sand Point Way NE, Seattle, WA 98105, USA
Otolaryngol Clin North Am 38:773-94. 2005
..Pediatric patients present special challenges because of their smaller anatomy, but potential gains in reduced morbidity make improvements in skull base approaches well worth pursuing...