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  1. Acute Otitis Media In Children

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    Acute Otitis Media In Children, It describes two conditions which form part of a continuum of disease: acute otitis media (AOM) and otitis media with effusion (OME)...

  2. Acute Otitis Media in Adults

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    Acute Otitis Media in Adults, Acute otitis media (AOM) is common in children but much less so in adults. Where the aetiology is bacterial, Haemophilus influenzae and Streptococc...

  3. Ear Infection (Otitis Media)

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    Ear Infection (Otitis Media), You may hear an infection of the middle ear referred to as 'acute otitis media'. This leaflet deals with infections of the middle ea...

  4. Chronic Suppurative Otitis Media

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    Chronic Suppurative Otitis Media, This burden falls disproportionately on children in developing countries. [ 5 ] Risk factors [ 1 , 4 ] Multiple episodes of acute...

  5. Otitis Media with Effusion

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    Otitis Media with Effusion, OME is the most common cause of hearing impairment (and the most common reason for elective surgery) in childhood, where it usually follows an episode of ...

  6. Mastoiditis

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    Classification Classic, or acute, mastoiditis is a rare complication of acute otitis media (AOM). Acute mastoiditis is defined as an acute inflammation of the masto...

  7. Ear Infection (Otitis Externa)

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    Ear Infection (Otitis Externa), See separate leaflet called Ear Infection (Otitis Media), for an infection of the middle ear . What causes otitis externa? ...

  8. Petrositis

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    A study of outcomes following mastoiditis, which showed UK hospital admission figures in 2002 of 8.2 per 100,000 population, showed that around 7% suffered significant intracranial complications, of w...

  9. Nasal Injury and Nasal Foreign Bodies

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    Particular attention must be paid to the examination of the ear and sinuses on the involved side, as acute otitis media or sinusitis are commonly seen if the FB has been present for any lengt...

  10. Cholesteatoma

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    The erosion often goes on, as the ball of epithelium grows, to surround the ossicles and may extend into the mastoid bone, lateral semicircular canal, middle and posterior cranial fossa. [ 1 ] Sec...

  11. Otitis Externa and Painful, Discharging Ears

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    Otitis Externa and Painful, Discharging Ears, It can be localised or diffuse and may be acute or chronic. Acute diffuse otitis externa is also called swimmer's ...

  12. Tonsillitis

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    Although removing the tonsils will prevent tonsillitis, the impact on sore throats due to pharyngitis is much less predictable. [ 10 ] Complications Peritonsillar abscess . Acute ot...

  13. Deafness in Adults

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    Patients with recurrent acute otitis media (more than three episodes in six months or four episodes in one year), chronic middle-ear effusions (more than three months in duration), or signifi...

  14. Pharyngeal Cancer

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    Initial nonspecific symptoms may include nasal obstruction, blood-tinged sputum or nasal discharge, tinnitus, sore throat, headache, ear fullness and unilateral conductive hearing loss from serous ...

  15. Some Dental and Periodontal Diseases

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    Alternative diagnoses to consider include: Infections such as mumps ,  sinusitis , acute otitis media and facial cellulitis. Salivary gland disorders such as a stone, infect...

  16. Acute on Chronic Kidney Disease

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    Acute on Chronic Kidney Disease, Management is directed towards identification and treatment of the underlying cause of the acute deterioration of renal function, and treatment for ...

  17. Acute Kidney Injury

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    Acute Kidney Injury, Tubular injury: acute tubular necrosis (ATN) following prolonged ischaemia; nephrotoxins (eg, aminoglycosides, radiocontrast media, myoglobin, cisplatin, heavy m...

  18. Acute Prostatitis

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    Acute Prostatitis, Who gets acute prostatitis? Acute prostatitis caused by infection with a germ (acute bacterial prostatitis) is not that common. , prostatitis ...

  19. Acute Sinusitis

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    Acute Sinusitis, Sinusitis is said to be acute if it lasts from 4-30 days and subacute if it lasts 4-12 weeks. A mild bout of acute sinusitis is common and many people will ...

  20. Acute Bronchitis

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    Acute Bronchitis, What is acute bronchitis? Acute bronchitis is an infection of the the bronchi - the large airways. Acute bronchitis is common and is usually due to infe...