International Journal of Otorhinolaryngology


Volume 8, Issue 1, June 2022

  • Recognition of Hearing Impairment Disability: First Comprehensive Study on the Deaf in Lebanon

    Jules Joel Bakhos, Ghassan Sleilaty, Dany Khalaf, Rola Bou Serhal, Karen El Boustani, Elias Lattouf, Gerard Elie Bakhos, Nadira Samaha, Fadi Abou-Mrad

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 1, June 2022
    Pages: 1-13
    Received: 25 January 2021
    Accepted: 18 February 2022
    Published: 28 February 2022
    Abstract: People with disabling hearing disabilities face multiple levels of daily-life challenges where access to services and information remain difficult. In Lebanon, no data is available about the hard-of-hearing individuals. The aim of the study is to reflect the current situation of the Deaf community in Lebanon, to compare it with that of the general ... Show More
  • Primitive Cavum Tuberculosis: An Unusual Location of Mycobacteria

    N’faly Konaté, Kassim Diarra, Drissa Kaloga Bagayoko, Sidibé Youssouf, Keïta Mohamed

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 1, June 2022
    Pages: 14-16
    Received: 12 May 2022
    Accepted: 26 May 2022
    Published: 31 May 2022
    Abstract: Objective: This is a 17-year-old patient with no known history who had consulted the ENT department of the CHU-Gabriel Touré for persistent obstruction of the right nose. Its clinical history dates back to approximately 03 years, marked by a unilateral right nasal obstruction of progressive installation and permanent evolution associated with purul... Show More
  • Complication of an Adult Oesophageal Foreign Body: Place of Cervicotomy

    N’faly Konaté, Kassim Diarra, Yaya Dembele, Drissa Kaloga Bagayoko, Sidibé Youssouf, Ibrahim Bouare, Keïta Mohamed

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 1, June 2022
    Pages: 17-20
    Received: 14 May 2022
    Accepted: 27 May 2022
    Published: 9 June 2022
    Abstract: Objectives: Our work was aimed at exposing the methods of extraction of a foreign body enclosed in the cervical esophagus and specifying the place of cervicotomy in its management. Observation: We report the case of a 76-year-old patient admitted to the ENT emergency department for sudden onset dysphagia following the ingestion of a foreign body of... Show More
  • Voluminous Solitary Neurofibroma of the Nasosinus Cavities in an Undermedicalized Context: Reflection on a Case Collected in Bamako

    Kassim Diarra, Nfaly Konate, Yaya Dembele, Harouna Sanogo, Kalifa Coulibaly, Fatogoma Issa Kone, Cisse Naoma, Boubacary Guindo, Siaka Soumaoro, Doumbia Kadidiatou Singare, Mohamed Amadou Keita

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 1, June 2022
    Pages: 21-24
    Received: 20 May 2022
    Accepted: 7 June 2022
    Published: 16 June 2022
    Abstract: Neurofibroma is a benign tumor of the connective tissue developed mainly at the expense of the endoneurium of the peripheral nerves. Histologically, there are two types of neurofibroma: plexiform and solitary. The objective of this work was to report a case of solitary nasosinusal neurofibroma in order to discuss diagnostic and therapeutic difficul... Show More
  • Tympanic Retraction Pockets: Diagnostic and Therapeutic Aspect

    N’faly Konate, Kassim Diarra, Ibrahim Bouare, Sidibe Youssouf, Lemale Ulrich Kevin, Saydi Mohamed Ag El Ansari, Drissa Kaloga Bagayoko, Yaya Dembele, Fatogoma Issa Kone, Keita Mohamed

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 1, June 2022
    Pages: 25-28
    Received: 27 May 2022
    Accepted: 14 June 2022
    Published: 27 June 2022
    Abstract: Background: Retraction pockets represent a form of chronic otitis considered to be a precholesteatomatous stage. This study aims to study the diagnostic and therapeutic aspects of tympanic retraction pockets in the ENT department of the University Hospital Center “Gabriel Touré”. Patients and Method: This was a prospective longitudinal study extend... Show More
  • Transfixing Penetrating Trauma of the Oropharynx Caused by an Unusual Strange Body

    N’faly Konaté, Kassim Diarra, Kalifa Coulibaly, Boubacary Guindo, Youssouf Sidibé, Fatogoma Issa Koné, Naouma Cissé, Siaka Soumaoro, Kadiatou Sinkare, Mohamed Keïta

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 1, June 2022
    Pages: 29-32
    Received: 10 June 2022
    Accepted: 23 June 2022
    Published: 30 June 2022
    Abstract: Objective: Oropharyngeal trauma is a common emergency in children. Our work aimed to expose a case of transfixing trauma of the oropharynx caused by an unusual foreign body and to review our behavior in the management of these traumas. Observation: The authors report a case of trauma to the oropharynx caused by a long tip of a hair straightener tha... Show More