Tag: ENT

So Bored Sour Salivary Stones

It’s another long night in pod A, but luckily there is a break in the unending stream of patients. You head to your favorite green delicatessen and feeling adventurous, you pick up a bag of sour candy. So sour! Your…

Morning Report: 4/2/2015

Here’s Dr. Wang with today’s Morning Report!   Ingested Foreign Body Foreign bodies can be anywhere in the entire GI tract. The esophagus has three areas of narrowing where foreign bodies are most likely to become entrapped upper esophageal sphincter…

Morning Report: 1/16/2015

Here’s Dr. Adal with today’s Morning Report!   Peritonsillar Abscess   Differential Diagnosis: Tonsillitis, Pharyngitis, Epiglottitis, Paratonsillar Cellulitis, PTA, RPA, PPA, Diptheria, Ludwigs angina, Uvulitis, Mononucleosis, Acute HIV, Carotid Aneurysm.   Epidemiology: Most common deep space infection of the neck.…

Morning Report: 10/23/2014

Here’s Dr. Alsup with today’s Morning Report!   Eye Infections   Orbital septum -Connective tissue extension of the orbital periosteum -Extends into the upper and lower eyelids   Periorbital / Preseptal Average age: 2 yo Result of local trauma, including…

Morning Report: 9/2/2014

Thanks to Dr. Wang for today’s Morning Report!   Case: 45 year old female with no PMH presents with dizziness. Pt woke up, stood up from bed, and started to feel room-spinning dizziness.  Resolved within a few mins. No other…

Morning Report: 3/13/2014

Thanks to Dr. Louis for today’s Morning Report!   Ludwig’s Angina   Definition: Progressive cellulitis of the connective tissues of the floor of the mouth and neck beginning in the submandibular space.   Prognosis: Prior to antibiotics and airway adjuncts…

Morning Report: 4/23/2013

Here’s Dr. Caputo with today’s Morning Report! Mastering the Tympanic Membrane   Normal Anatomy:   Acute Otitis Media: Highest risk 2 months – 6 years. Acute inflammation and effusion of the middle ear. Otoscopy should focus on color, position, translucency,…