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Bottom line: There is no evidence that transillumination as a single finding is sensitive or specific enough to diagnose acute sinusitis, but when considered in combination with other findings, it can be useful in establishing a diagnosis. Summary: Williams JW, … Continue reading
Bottom line: There are only case reports on use of intrathecal amphotericine to treat cerebral mucormycosis. Pediatr Neurosurg. 2003 Apr;38(4):212-5 Aust N Z J Med. 1990 Feb;20(1):74-7 Arch Neurol. 2009 Feb;66(2):272-3. Neurosurgery. 1998 Mar;42(3):644-8 Clin Infect Dis. 1994 Dec;19(6):1133-7. Neurosurgery. … Continue reading
Nose and paranasal sinuses. In: Netter’s Radiologic Anatomy Presenter.
Bottom line: Also known as postanginal sepsis, Lemierre syndrome is a rare sequelae to an otolaryngological infection, such as pharyngitis, otitis media or peritonsillar abscess. The infection spreads to the internal jugular vein, causing septic thrombophlebitis and septicemia. Summary: Vargiami … Continue reading
See DDX for oral ulcers in AccessMedicine
See DDx for Leukoplakia at AccessMedicine
See differential diagnosis in AccessMedicine.