Otalgia

Causes Causes of Otalgia Local Causes Causes of Referred Pain Acute otitis externa Acute otitis media Furunculosis Barotrauma Ramsay Hunt Syndrome Neoplasia Perichondritis Myringitis Children Tonsillitis Dental disease / teething Upper respiratory tract infection...

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Other Breast Lumps

Fibroadenoma the most common benign breast lump can occur from any age after puberty most common in the third decade Usually unifocal, but can be multiple. Pathology Made up of both connective and glandular...

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Other Childhood Infections

General Info Neonatal immunity The mother starts providing IgG to the baby at around 20 weeks gestation Levels increase dramatically until birth, where they peak After birth the maternal IgG is gradually removed from...

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Other Coagulation Factor Deficiencies

Factor XI deficiency: mainly found in Ashkenazi Jews, recessive inheritance. Homozygotes <5% levels of factor XI. Factor XI concentrate given. Factor VII deficiency: autosomal recessive, variable bleeding severity, risk of CNS haematoma. Diagnosis by...

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Otitis Media

Introduction Otitis Media is an umbrella term that can refer to several subtypes of middle ear infection and inflammation; acute otitis media, otitis media with effusion, and chronic suppurative otitis media. It is important to...

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