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Usefulness of Inferior Turbinate Bone-Periosteal-Mucosal Composite Free Graft for Cerebrospinal Fluid Leakage

Baek K, Kim J, Moon Y, Kim CH, Yoon JH, Cho HJ

BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: Endoscopic repair of cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) leak can avoid morbidity of open approaches and has shown a favorable success rate. Free mucosal graft is a good method,...
A Case of Epithelioid Hemangioendothelioma on the Choana

Sohn JH, Cho KR

Epithelioid hemangioendothelioma is a rare vascular tumor with intermediate malignity and metastasis risk. It presents epithelioid cells with intracytoplasmic vacuoles and low mitotic activity. Its vascular nature can be confirmed...
A Case of Secondary Trigeminal Neuralgia Caused by Infected Postoperative Maxillary Cyst

Lee SM, Sung HK, Kang JC, Kim HJ

Postoperative maxillary cyst (POMC) is relatively common complication among patients who underwent Caldwell-Luc surgery. Patients with POMC usually have no symptoms, although cyst extension can result in bone destruction or...
A Case of Cholesterol Granuloma of Maxillary Sinus Misdiagnosed as Odontogenic Cyst

Han BH, Choi IS

Cholesterol granuloma is a disease in which cholesterol crystals act as a foreign substance in the surrounding tissues and cause granulomatous reaction and fibrosis within the chamber. It is found...
Treatment of Severe Pregnancy Rhinitis Using Microdebrider-Assisted Inferior Turbinoplasty: A Case Report

Shin DB, Lee JO, Chun TU, Lee TH

Pregnancy rhinitis is a relatively common condition. It is characterized by the presence of nasal symptoms, especially nasal congestion, not present prior to pregnancy, but typically present during the last...
A Rare Case of Subcutaneous Emphysema following Lateral Pharyngoplasty for Obstructive Sleep Apnea

Cha D, Lee YW, Cho HJ

Lateral pharyngoplasty is a surgical option for treatment of obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). Here, we present a case involving a 40-year-old healthy man who underwent surgery, including lateral pharyngoplasty and...
The Relationship between the Causative Allergens of Allergic Diseases and Environments in Korea Over a 8-Year-Period: Based on Skin Prick Test from 2006 to 2015

Park CS, Kim BY, Kim SW, Lee JH, Koo SK, Kim KS, Kim ST, Kim YD, Kim JH, Kim JK, Kim CH, Kim HJ, Kim HY, Rha KS, Roh HJ, Park DJ, Shin SH, Lim SC, Lee JH, Lee HM, Lee HG, Kim YH, Cho JH

BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: The present study evaluated the results of skin prick test using 55 allergens at 20 centers in the Republic of Korea in 2006, 2010, and 2014–2015. The...
Effectiveness of Polyvinyl Acetate Sheeted with Carboxymethyl Cellulose as a Packing Material after Septoplasty

Kim SD, Kim D, Kim DS, Kim JA, Lee DJ, Cho KS

BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: Although polyvinyl acetate (Merocel®) has been widely used as a packing material after septoplasty, removable nasal packing can increase patient discomfort, local pain, and pressure. Furthermore, the...
Anthropometric Characteristics of Korean Patients with Obstructive Sleep Apnea

Cho JH, Choi JH, Lee B, Mun SJ, Bae WY, Kim SW, Cho SH

BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: Obesity is one of the most important risk factors for obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). There is limited evidence regarding the obesity-related anthropometric characteristics of Korean patients. MATERIALS AND...
Efficacy of Endoscopic Electrocauterization for Recurrent Posterior Epistaxis

Lee JJ, Lee E, Ryu G, Seo MY, Hong SD, Kim HY, Dhong HJ, Chung SK

BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: To investigate the common site of recurrent epistaxis after initial intervention such as packing and cauterization had failed and to evaluate the efficacy of surgical endoscopic electrocautery. SUBJECTS...
Clinical Analysis of Daytime Sleepiness and Insomnia in Patients with Obstructive Sleep Apnea

Kim IS, Eom JH, Yoon HJ, Kim DH, Kim KR, Cho SH

BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: Sleep disturbances and excessive daytime sleepiness (EDS) are the major symptoms of obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). This study aimed to investigate clinical implications of insomnia and EDS...
The Predictive Factors of Olfactory Changes after Endoscopic Sinus Surgery


Olfactory dysfunction is one of the most common complaints of patients with chronic rhinosinusitis. Patients who suffer from olfactory dysfunction report a negative effect on their overall quality of life....

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