OTOLARYNGOLOGY EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Missed Diagnosis of Nasal Mass Ends in Metastatic Disease OTOLARYNGOLOGY Expert Case

Missed Diagnosis of Nasal Mass Ends in Metastatic Disease

This case involves a fifty-two-year-old male patient. He had a history of progressive left nasal obstruction and foreign body sensation that developed acutely. The patient underwent several endoscopic procedures to evaluate for possible obstruction. An end …

Delayed Diagnosis of Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Mouth OTOLARYNGOLOGY Expert Case

Delayed Diagnosis of Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Mouth

This case involves a male patient who presented to a dental clinic complaining of irritation to the inferior aspect of his tongue. The patient was treated with oral antibiotics for some time and was also seen by a PCP who recommended the same treatment. Th …

Injury of Posterior Tracheal Wall During Tracheostomy Leads to Patient’s Death OTOLARYNGOLOGY Expert Case

This case involves a 37-year-old female with a diagnosis of respiratory failure and sepsis of unknown etiology. The patient underwent a tracheostomy tube placement at the recommendation of pulmonary care physicians on her case. Shortly after the tube place …