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Misconceptions about paraoxonase-1
Michael Mackness, Eser Y. Sozmen
Open access
Available online 17 November 2021
Phoniatric evaluation: relationships between a set of tests and academic difficulties
Carolina Christofani Sian Kencis, Beatriz Cavalcanti de A.C. Novaes

  • Relationship between tests used in the phoniatric assessment and the complaint of academic difficulties.

  • Reading, text comprehension and dictation assessment: statistically significant correlation.

  • Allows prioritizing evidence that may be more related to the complaint.

  • It does not replace a complete phoniatric assessment.

Open access
Uncorrected Proof. Available online 17 November 2021
Pleomorphic adenoma of the parotid gland presenting as extensively ossified lesion with bone infiltration: a case report
Marcel Mayer, Ruben Thoelken, Monika Jering, Bruno Märkl, Abbas Agaimy, Johannes Zenk
Open access
Available online 17 November 2021
Predictive value of radiologic studies for malignant otitis externa: a systematic review and meta-analysis
Do Hyun Kim, Sung Won Kim, Se Hwan Hwang

  • The initial diagnosis of necrotizing otitis externa has not been established.

  • CT and MRI are the currently preferred imaging modalities.

  • The diagnostic sensitivity of technetium-99m, gallium-67, and MRI was favorable.

Open access
Available online 17 November 2021
Prognostic role of neutrophil lymphocyte ratio and mean platelet volume in Bell’s palsy: Comparison of diabetic and non-diabetic patients
Serhat İnan, Sabuhi Jafarov

  • NLR is a valuable prognostic indicator for diabetic and non-diabetic patients with BP.

  • NLR is significantly higher in the nonDM-BP and DM-BP groups than in healthy controls.

  • A high NLR is associated with higher stage HBS before treatment.

  • MPV is not significantly different in diabetic and non-diabetic BP patients.

  • The recovery rate according to the HBS was 90% in BP, and not affected by diabetes.

Open access
Uncorrected Proof. Available online 17 November 2021
Smartphone-enabled otoscopy: method evaluation in clinical practice
Fernanda Dal Bem Kravchychyn, Ana Taíse de Oliveira Meurer, Maria Helena Salgado Delamain Pupo Nogueira, Fernando Oto Balieiro, Fernando de Andrade Balsalobre, Iulo Sérgio Barauna Filho, Aldo Eden Cassol Stamm

  • The images allowed a reliable diagnosis of ear pathologies.

  • There was a high diagnostic agreement between the two evaluated methods.

  • The feasibility of using the device in clinical practice was demonstrated.

Open access
Uncorrected Proof. Available online 17 November 2021
Is ankyloglossia associated with obstructive sleep apnea?
Marieli Timpani Bussi, Camila de Castro Corrêa, Arthur Justi Cassettari, Lorena Torres Giacomin, Ana Célia Faria, Ana Paula Sereni Manfredi Moreira, Itamá Magalhães, Mila Oliveira da Cunha, Silke Anna Theresa Weber, Edilson Zancanella, Almiro José Machado Júnior

  • An untreated shortened lingual frenulum at birth is associated with sleep apnea.

  • A shortened lingual frenulum alters the craniofacial growth with respiratory consequences.

  • Lingual frenuloplasty associated with myofunctional therapy is effective in the treatment of snoring.

  • In addition to improved sleep, there was an improvement in the speech and deglutition functions.

Open access
Uncorrected Proof. Available online 7 November 2021
Descriptive study of goat external and middle ear through computed tomography and endoscopic evaluation, compared with the human ear
Larissa Leal Coutinho, Pâmella Marletti de Barros, Mariana de Carvalho Leal, Silvio da Silva Caldas Neto, Thiago Freire Pinto Bezerra

  • The goat ear anatomy model is highly accessible in developing countries.

  • The goat's external auditory canal is tortuous and long.

  • The goat bone canal has a bony prominence in its lower portion.

  • It is necessary to drill the bone prominence to visualize the entire tympanic membrane.

  • The goat model allows training with an endoscope and otological surgery steps.

Open access
Available online 3 November 2021
Ear, nose and throat manifestations of autoimmune and autoinflammatory diseases: a rheumatology perspective
Samuel de Oliveira Andrade, Simone Appenzeller
Open access
Available online 1 November 2021
Adaptation of the Pediatric Smell WheelTM to evaluate olfactory function in Brazilian children
Marco A. Fornazieri, Lucas K. Ebara, Rafael Goulart de Araújo, João Vitor Fernandes Lima, Felipe B. Favareto, Fábio R. Pinna, Richard L. Voegels, Richard L. Doty

  • This study developed and validated the Pediatric Smell Wheel™ (PSW) for testing Brazilian children.

  • The Brazilian PSW differentiated the olfactory function of children with adenoid hypertrophy from that of healthy children.

  • A score below 7 out of 11 is a useful cutoff for defining microsmia in young children.

Open access
Available online 31 October 2021
Brazilian Journal of Otorhinolaryngology (English Edition)

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