Neck Abscesses and Deep Neck Infections

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Nodal group Location Common areas draining to nodal group Submental Inferior to chin, superior to hyoid Lower lip, floor of mouth, apex of tongue Submandibular Inferior to mandible, superior to…

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Infected Congenital Neck Lesions

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Fig. 15.1 Thyroglossal cysts typically present as midline neck masses at the level of the hyoid bone. (Reprinted from Seminars in Pediatric Surgery, Vol.15, Foley DS, Fallat ME, Thyroglossal duct…

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Complications of Sinusitis

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Fig. 8.1 Orbital cellulitis . Contrast CT (a) axial (b) coronal. Black arrow demonstrating fat stranding and edema involving the medial and inferior recti muscle on the right with no…

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Complications of Acute and Chronic Otitis Media

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Fig. 4.1 Typical eardrum perforation following tympanostomy tube extrusion Several issues should be investigated before considering surgical closure of a long-standing eardrum perforation [22]. First, age plays a role. Closure…

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Sinusitis

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Major symptoms Minor symptoms Facial pain/pressure Dental pain Nasal obstruction/congestion Ear fullness/pain Nasal discharge Headache Hyposmia/anosmia Halitosis Cough Fever Fatigue The American Academy of Pediatrics divides sinusitis into 5 different…

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Laryngeal Infections

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Laryngitis  Common   Viruses: adenovirus, influenza  Less common   Viruses: parainfluenza, coronavirus, rhinovirus, RSV, enteroviruses, HSV   Bacteria: Streptococcus pyogenes, Staphylococcus aureus  Uncommon   Viruses: mumps, measlesa, CMV, EBV   Bacteria: Corynebacterium diphtheriae a   Fungi:…

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Tracheal Infections

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and Armando G. Correa3, 4 (1) Department of Otorhinolaryngology—Head and Neck Surgery, University of Maryland School of Medicine, 16 S Eutaw St Ste 500, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA (2) Department of Pediatric Otolaryngology,…

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Sinus Disease in Cystic Fibrosis

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Class I—No CFTR protein produced Class II—CFTR protein is degraded in the cell before reaching the plasma membrane Class III—CFTR protein reaches the plasma membrane; however, is unable to be…

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Infections of the External Ear

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  Dibb WL, 1991 [11] Clark WB, 1997 [12] Jones, RN 1997 [13] Drehobl M, 2008 [14] Number of patients 226 23 433 627 Gram–positive organisms Staphylococcus aureus 34.1 %…

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