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Role of physiological saline in the management of patulous eustachean tube
Authored by: maria on Tuesday, June 03 2014 @ 08:55 am IST
The pharyngeal end of eustachean tube is normally closed. It usually opens temporarily during swallowing and yawning during which time middle ear drainage and pressure equalisation takes place. Abnormalities involving this opening mechanism may lead to middle ear pathologies like otitis media with effusion. Patulous eustachean tube is a difficult entity to treat. Tieu canh san vuon The phenomenon of autophony which is caused by this condition is a difficult entity to treat. Patients have been driven to sucide because of this problem. Patulous eustachean tube can be Thiet ke san vuon identified by the presence of the following features: Aural fullness Autophony Hearing of self breathing Sonotubometry is used to identify this condition. Causes of patulous eustachean tube:
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