Карточка-задание по английскому языку на тему «MEDICAL WRITING: CASE ABSTRACT_351»
«MEDICAL WRITING: CASE ABSTRACT_351»
·What is a medical case report?
·What parts does it include?
·What is an abstract?
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Cholesteatoma of the concha
bullosa: a case report
Cholesteatoma is a relatively
common disease within the middle ear cavity, but rarely it manifests in the
paranasal sinuses. There is, to the best of our knowledge, only one other
published case of cholesteatoma inside the concha bullosa in the English
An 81-year-old Caucasian woman was
admitted to our hospital complaining of nasal obstruction, headache and
diplopia. After endoscopic and radiological evaluation a transnasal endoscopic
approach was chosen. The diagnosis of cholesteatoma was established by
histopathological evaluation of the mass inside the concha bullosa.
Although it is rarely seen,
cholesteatoma should be considered in the differential diagnosis of
slow-growing and destructive paranasal masses.
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·Why is it important
·Needs to be reported
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1.Is this the first report of this kind in the literature?
2.What are brief details of what the patient(s) presented with?
3.What the reader should learn from the case report?
4.What the clinical impact will be?
5.Is it an original case report of interest to a particular clinical
specialty of medicine?
6.Will it have a broader clinical impact across medicine?
7.Are any teaching points identified?
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