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Non-tuberculous mycobacteria are the most frequent cause of chronic lymphadenitis in children. We reviewed treatment and outcomes of paediatric patients with chronic cervical lymphadenitis, to better understand their differential diagnosis, surgical indication, complication and recover.
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Name: International journal of pediatric otorhinolaryngology
Non-tuberculous Mycobacteria (NTM) constitute an important cause of cervical lymphadenitis in immunocompetent children. In this study we aimed at estimating the incidence of lymphadenitis due to NTM i...
Extrapulmonary tuberculosis accounts for 15-20 % of all clinical presentations of tuberculosis. Peripheral tuberculous lymphadenitis is the second most common presentation of extrapulmonary tuberculos...
Context Cervical myelopathy occurs as a result of compression of the cervical spinal cord. Symptomatology includes, but is not limited to, pain, weakness, paresthesias, or gait/balance difficulties. O...
Cervical spinal cord stimulation (cSCS) is a safe and effective treatment for chronic axial neck pain and upper limb neuropathic pain. We report our novel institutional experience with performing cSCS...
Widespread controversy exists regarding correct diagnosing nontuberculous mycobacterial cervicofacial (NTM) lymphadenitis. This study intends to gather the available evidence with respect to diagnosin...
Ultrasonic surgical aspiration of the cervix may be an effective method of treating cervical dysplasia without compromising the integrity of the cervix in reproductive age women.
To compare effect of intra-nodal injection of gentamicin versus placebo on the outcome at 28 days of suppurated cat scratch disease's (CSD) lymphadenitis treated by oral azithromycin.
Low back pain may be reduced after cervical spinal surgery
Fractures of the second cervical vertebra (C2) are the most common spinal fracture among the elderly. Non-surgical treatment comprises of cervical collar treatment for 12 weeks, while surg...
The purpose of this study is to define clinical and demographic features within the population suffering from cervical deformity to assist health professionals to make important treatment ...
A non-tuberculous mycobacterium causing cervical lymphadenitis in children. It very rarely causes pulmonary disease, and is believed to be non-pathogenic in animals.
Treatment of chronic, severe and intractable psychiatric disorders by surgical removal or interruption of certain areas or pathways in the brain, especially in the prefrontal lobes.
Treatment of some morbid condition by producing a reflex action, as in the household treatment of nosebleed by a piece of ice applied to the cervical spine. (Stedman, 27th ed)
A network of nerve fibers originating in the upper four cervical spinal cord segments. The cervical plexus distributes cutaneous nerves to parts of the neck, shoulders, and back of the head, and motor fibers to muscles of the cervical spinal column, infrahyoid muscles, and the diaphragm.
A parameter usually used in PRENATAL ULTRASONOGRAPHY to measure the length of the uterine neck (CERVIX UTERI). Cervical length or its shortening is used to identify and prevent early cervical opening and PRETERM BIRTH.
Surgery is a technology consisting of a physical intervention on tissues. All forms of surgery are considered invasive procedures; so-called "noninvasive surgery" usually refers to an excision that does not penetrate the structure being exci...
Pediatrics is the general medicine of childhood. Because of the developmental processes (psychological and physical) of childhood, the involvement of parents, and the social management of conditions at home and at school, pediatrics is a specialty. With ...