International Journal of Otorhinolaryngology


Volume 5, Issue 1, June 2019

  • Tumors of the Submandibular Gland: Our Management Experience at Sylvanus Olympio University Hospital in Lomé

    Winga Foma, Bathokedeou Amana, Haréfétéguéna Bissa, Essobozou Pegbessou, Koffi Amegbor, Essohanam Boko, Eyawèlohn Kpemissi

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 1, June 2019
    Pages: 1-4
    Received: 2 January 2019
    Accepted: 24 January 2019
    Published: 15 February 2019
    Abstract: The purpose of this survey was to describe the epidemiological, diagnostic and therapeutic aspects of submandibular gland tumors in our practice setting. This was a descriptive retrospective study of submandibular gland tumors treated in the ENT and cervico-maxillofacial surgery department of the Sylvanus Olympio University Hospital over a period o... Show More
  • Management of Atypical Suicidal Cut Throat Injury in a Private Tertiary Hospital

    Adeyeye Rachael Adetola, Akinola Moses Ayodele, Fasesan Oluwatoyin, Ogundare Emmanuel, Agbaakin Adewale Daniel

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 1, June 2019
    Pages: 5-8
    Received: 31 December 2018
    Accepted: 22 January 2019
    Published: 19 February 2019
    Abstract: Cut throat injuries are potentially life threatening due to the peculiarity of the structures traversing this region of the body. These injuries could be accidental, homicidal or suicidal and the use of a sharp weapon is the least frequent suicidal method in most cases reported. In cases of attempted suicide, hesitant marks are a common finding. At... Show More
  • Intra Oral Versus External Approach in the Surgical Management of Eagle’s Syndrome

    Balde Djibril, Do Santos Zounon Alexis, Ndiaye Ciré, Dione Abdoulaye, Diallo Baye Karim, Adjibabi Wassi, Yehouessi-Vignikin Bernadette

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 1, June 2019
    Pages: 9-14
    Received: 16 January 2019
    Accepted: 2 March 2019
    Published: 21 March 2019
    Abstract: Eagle syndrome is defined as an elongation of the styloid process. It is a radioclinic entity characterized by heterogeneous polymorphic symptomatology. Its management is essentially through intra oral or external surgery. The objective of our work is to highlight the various diagnostic means and to propose a surgical therapeutic attitude on the cl... Show More
  • Temporal Fascia Versus Tragal Perichondrial Graft in Myringoplasty and Tympanoplasty

    Tallat Najeeb, Wajahat Ullah Khan Bangash, Nisa Siddiqui

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 1, June 2019
    Pages: 15-19
    Received: 9 January 2019
    Accepted: 28 March 2019
    Published: 15 May 2019
    Abstract: The objective of this study is to compare the results of tympanoplastywith underlay technique with respect to graft uptake, hearing improvement and complications. Thestudy was conducted between January 2006 & January 2018 at Haider clinic, Kulsum international Hospital Islamabad, MaroofInternational Hospital, Social security Hospital Islamabad and ... Show More
  • Clinical Profile of Epistaxis in Sokoto: A 12-Year Analysis

    Aliyu Daniel, Yikawe Semen Stephen

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 1, June 2019
    Pages: 20-23
    Received: 7 March 2019
    Accepted: 25 April 2019
    Published: 11 June 2019
    Abstract: Epistaxis is bleeding from the Nose and Paranasal sinuses and could be a life threatening emergency requiring urgent attention. The aim is to determine the aetiological factors and highlight treatment modalities in a tertiary hospital in Northwestern Nigeria. This was a 12-year retrospective study of all patients managed with epistaxis between Janu... Show More
  • The Correlation Between SNOT-22 and Visual Analogue Scale in the Assessment of Symptom Severity in Chronic Rhinosinusitis

    Omoregie Joseph Idugboe, Adebolajo Adeyemo, Ebidisemene Linda Totyen

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 1, June 2019
    Pages: 24-30
    Received: 25 May 2019
    Accepted: 1 July 2019
    Published: 13 July 2019
    Abstract: Chronic rhinosinusitis is an inflammatory process involving the sinonasal mucosa, lasting 12 weeks or longer. It is often characterized by a complex of debilitating symptoms usually classified into minor and major symptoms. Estimating symptom/ disease severity using structured questionnaires can be challenging. This is especially so in rural areas ... Show More
  • Thyroid Gland Adenocarcinoma: A Primary Localisation Is Possible

    Alexis Do Santos Zounon, Djibril Balde, Gilles Attolou, Ulrich Vodouhe, Wassi Adjibabi, Bernadette Yehouessi-Vigninkin

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 1, June 2019
    Pages: 31-34
    Received: 5 June 2019
    Accepted: 10 July 2019
    Published: 23 July 2019
    Abstract: Thyroid cancers are generally rare and represent 1% of head and neck cancers. They count for 5.39% of thyroid tumors. Among them, differentiated carcinomas are the most common, including papillary and vesicular forms. However, there are other thyroid cancers that are very rare, one of them being thyroid adenocarcinoma, which in most cases is a meta... Show More