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1. Anosmia in elderly
Anosmia in geriatric age group is really common. Statistically speaking about 15% of geriatric population are anosmic. Anosmia in geriatric age group has disastrous consequences, including safety hazard. It affects the food preferences and nutritional status of the already compromised population. The absolute odor sensitivity as well as sensitivity to ...

2. Can the presence of Biofilms be identified under ...
Centers for disease control and prevention estimate that about 65% of human bacterial infectious processes involve biofilms. Biofilm is a group of bacteria seen over surface epithelium like mucous membrane, enclosed within a matrix of extracellular polysaccharide material. The presence of this biofilm has been implicated in the following chronic ...

3. Role of physiological saline in the management of ...
Introduction: 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 ...

4. Castellani solution and its use in the management ...
Introduction: Castellani solution (paint) is an old medication used in the treatment of granular myringitis. It was used in the treatment of fungal infections of skin.

5. X-ray nose and paranasal sinuses water's view
X-ray nose and paranasal sinuses water's view showing expanding soft tissue mass in the right maxillary sinus with erosion of anterolateral, medial and infraorbital rim. There is also agenesis of frontal sinuses with the presence of metopic suture line.

6. CT scan coronal cut nose and pns showing ...
CT scan coronal cut showing 1. antral polyp, 2. infected bulla, 3. blocked middle meatus

7. Sonotubometry and its role in assessing the functional ...
Sonotubometry is based on the principle that sound when applied to the nasopharyngeal ostium of eustachean tube will be conducted through the eustachean tube into the middle ear when it opens. This concept was first conceived durning the 19th century. It has undergone lot of changes like introduction of better ...

8. Boyle Davis mouth gag
This instrument is used in tonsillectomy. It has two components i.e. Davis mouth gag and Boyle's tongue blade

9. Effects of sectioning chorda tympani nerve during middle ...
The chorda tympani nerve courses through the middle ear cavity. It is hence under risk during middle ear surgical procedures. Initially studies have demonstrated that unilateral injury to this nerve just caused transient taste disturbances in the anterior 2/3 of the tongue. Progressively the alternate pathways of of taste take ...

10. How to do a perfect otoscopy
Otoscopy is a procedure by which the external auditory canal and the ear drum of a patient is examined. The art of doing a perfect otoscopic examination lies in straightening the external auditory canal in order to visualize the ear drum in toto. The following equipments are used in this ...

11. Prosper Meniere an apostle of humility
Prosper Meniere in whose memory the classic Meniere's disease has been christened was an interesting personality. A study of his life history and personality makes an interesting reading. Prosper Meniere described clearly the symptoms of Meniere's disease. Even now the description of Meniere's of this disorder holds good. Very little ...

12. CT neck axial cut showing combined laryngocele
This image shows CT neck axial cut showing combined laryngocele

13. Coronal CT scan nose and paranasal sinuses showing ...
Fungal sinusitis maxilla as seen in coronal CT. Note asymmetry of the lesion.

14. CT scan nose and paranasal sinuses showing fibrous ...
CT scan paranasal sinuses coronal cut showing dense opacity involving left maxilla, left frontonasal process, left ethmoid and floor of left orbit. Diagnosis - fibrous dysplasia

15. CT axial cut showing mucous retention cyst of ...
This image shows CT scan nose and paranasal sinuses axial cut with mucous retention cyst of maxillary sinus

16. Boyle Davis mouth gag after being assembled
This is a photograph of Boyle Davis mouth gag after being assembled

17. This is an axial CT contrast of neck ...
Axial CT contrast of neck showing parotid mass pushing the parapharyngeal space posteromedially

18. Labyrinthitis ossificans
The human bony labyrinth is composed of endosteal, enchondral and perisoteal layers. The endosteal layer consists of bone lined with a single layer of cells that have numerous gaps separating them. This layer is significantly thin. The enchondral layer is rather unique in that it reaches the adult size by ...

19. CT coronal cut nose and paranasal sinuses showing ...
This picture shows coronal CT section of nose and paranasal sinuses with nasal polyposis

20. Coronal CT nose and pns showing bilateral nasal ...
Coronal CT nose and pns showing bilateral nasal polyposis. Note extensive bone remodelling.

21. This is a CT scan neck AP view ...
This CT scan neck AP view showing combined laryngocele. 1. Tracheal air column, 2. internal component of laryngocele, 3. External component of laryngocele

22. Fracture posterior table of left frontal bone with ...
This is a coronal CT scan of nose and paranasal sinuses showing fracture of posterior table of left frontal sinus with left frontal lobe pneumatocele and possible csf rhinorrhoea

23. Septal air cell
Coronal CT scan of nose and paranasal sinuses showing a septal air cell

24. Tooth inside left nasal cavity
CT scan nose and paranasal sinuses coronal cut showing a tooth in the left nasal cavity

25. Stachie's guide
This is a historic instrument used in identifying and protecting the facial nerve during mastoid surgeries. With the advent of microscope this has become redundant

26. otolaryngology online resources
This site provides with all the resources of otolaryngology under one roof

27. Otolaryngology blog
This site is devoted to the subject of otolaryngology

28. Imaging in otolaryngology
This link contains radiological pictures of otolaryngological disorders

29. Instruments in otolaryngology
This site provides details about the instruments used in otolaryngology

30. E books in otolaryngology
This site contains e books authored by me.E