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By T. G. Wilson

ISBN-10: 1483167992

ISBN-13: 9781483167992

Illnesses of the Ear, nostril, and Throat in teenagers, moment variation makes a speciality of the otolaryngological difficulties of youth. This version discusses the congenital abnormalities of the ear, listening to attempt in infancy and formative years, and cholesteatosis of the center ear. The osteomyelitis of the maxilla in infancy, speech defects, branchial cysts, neonatal asphyxia, and illnesses of the thymus gland also are thought of. different issues comprise the congenital abnormalities of the nostril and face, inflammatory illnesses of the tonsils, tuberculosis of the larynx, and symptoms for elimination of the adenoids. This publication is acceptable for pediatricians and clinicians drawn to the ailments of the ear, nostril, and throat in kids.

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T h e child's p a r i e t a l region. T h e e x t e r n a l a u d i t o r y m e a t u s m u s t b e meticulously cleared of p u s , w a x , o r epithelial debris. A small s p e c u l u m is used, t h e auricle being pulled downwards i n o r d e r t o s t r a i g h t e n t h e m e a t u s , n o t u p w a r d s a n d o u t w a r d s , a s is t h e case w i t h a d u l t s . I n o r d e r t o g e t a satisfactory view of t h e d r u m t h e necessarily small s p e c u l u m m u s t b e m o v e d a b o u t so a s t o i n s p e c t e a c h a r e a i n t u r n .

Course. I n a c u t e otitis m e d i a t h e d r u m h e a d first becomes dull a n d 36 DISEASES OF T H E EAR, NOSE AND THROAT I N CHILDREN apparently thickened. T h e cone of light d i s a p p e a r s , a n d details a r e g r a d u a l l y lost so t h a t i t is n o longer possible t o identify t h e s h o r t process a n d h a n d l e of t h e malleus. A t t h i s p o i n t i t m a y b e difficult t o arrive a t a n a c c u r a t e diagnosis. As t h e disease progresses t h e d r u m becomes dull r e d , first i n t h e region of S h r a p n e l l ' s m e m b r a n e , l a t e r i n t h e postero-superior q u a d r a n t , w h i c h m a y bulge noticeably.

Otitic Hydrocephalus. T h e t r e a t m e n t of otitic h y d r o c e p h a l u s consists p r i m a r i l y in r e p e a t e d l u m b a r p u n c t u r e s . T h e cerebrospinal fluid m a y b e u n d e r considerable p r e s s u r e (300 m m . ) a n d of considerably increased v o l u m e . I f l u m b a r p u n c t u r e does n o t relieve t h e s y m p t o m s v e n t r i c u l a r p u n c t u r e s h o u l d b e performed. Other Intracranial Complications. T h e t r e a t m e n t of meningitis, b r a i n abscess a n d sinus t h r o m b o s i s does n o t differ i n essentials from a d u l t p r a c t i c e .

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