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    Default E.N.T mnemonics

    Nasopharyngeal carcinoma: classic symptoms
    NOSE:
    Neck mass
    Obstructed nasal passage
    Serous otitis media externa
    Epistaxis or discharge



    Ear drops: direction to pull ear when instilling ·For an grown UP it is UP.
    · For a chilD it is Down.


    Oralpharangeal cancers: aetiology
    6 S's:
    Smoking
    Spicy food
    Syphilis
    Spirits [booze]
    Sore tooth
    Sepsis
    · Also bezel nuts

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    very nice.I would like to add this.

    COMPLICATIONS FOR CANAL WALL DOWN PROCEDURES:-
    3 D's
    Discharge
    Deafness
    Dizziness

    THEORIES FOR ORIGIN OF CHOLESTEATOMA:-
    CRUSH-
    Congenital theory
    Ruedi's theory
    Wittmaacks's theory(use W instead of U)
    Saade's theory
    Habermann's theory

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    contraindications of stapedectomy-(I POD)

    I-Infections in ext/middle ear
    P-perforation should be closed first
    O-only hearing ear is a contraindication
    D-deafness (sensorineural)
    SEQUELAE OF CSOM-
    O-CART
    Ossicular necrosis
    Cholesterol granuloma
    Atrophic tympanic membrane and atelactatic middle ear
    Retraction pockets and cholesteatoma
    Tympanosclerosis
    D/D OF ACUTE TONSILLITIS
    MADI LoVe MAT
    M-membranous tosillitis
    A-agranulocytosis
    D-diphtheria
    I-infectious mononucleosis
    L-ludwig's angina
    V-vincent's angina
    M-malignancy
    A-aphthous ulcer
    T-tonsillar cleft

    D/D of membrane over the tonsil

    We Mainly Discuss At Length About Membrane In Tonsil
    We - Vincent's angina
    Mainly - Malignancy
    Discuss - Diptheria
    At - Agranulocytosis
    Length - Leukemia
    About - Apthous ulcers
    Membrane - Membranous Tonsillitis
    In - Infectious mononucleosis
    Tonsil - Traumatic ulcer

    Gradenigo's triad

    EAR

    E-Ear discharge
    A-Abducens palsy
    R-Retro orbital pain(5th nerve involved)

    indications of tympanoplasty-
    ABCDES
    A- age should be above 10yrs when sufficient resistance develops
    B- benign (tubotympanic disease) can be corrected
    C- conductive deafness can corrected
    D- dry perforation gives best results
    E- eustachian tube should be functioning properly
    S- stapes should be mobile
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    Gradenigo's triad

    EAR

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    E-Ear discharge
    A-Abducens palsy
    R-Retro orbital pain(5th nerve involved)

    Good one.. I always forget this..

    Its Gradenigo's syndrome

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    Thank you

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    Nice job guys keep up

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    one more mneumonic dor D/D of membrane over tonsillitis:
    M2-VIDAAL (form Widal test for Typhoid)
    It is:
    - Membranous tonsillitis
    - Malignancy
    - Vincent's angina
    - Infectious mononucleosis
    - Diptheria
    - Apthous ulcers
    - Agranulocytosis
    - Ludwig's angina
    - T: Trauma

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    nice man.....

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    causes of SNHL.

    1.Congenital
    -Prenatal factors
    -Paranatal factors

    2.Acquired

    Nakshatra Makes FANSI TOPS
    N-Noise induced HL
    M-Meniere's dz
    F-Familial Prog HL
    A-Ac. Neuroma
    N-Noise Induce HL
    S-Sudden HL
    I-Infections
    T-Trauma to labyrinth/VIIITH nv
    O-Ototoxic drugs
    P-Presbyacusis
    S-Systemic Dz.

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    Sequelae of Otitis media

    SCALP COST

    S-SNHL
    C-Cholesteatoma
    A-Atelectasis
    L-Learning Disability
    P-Perforation of TM
    C-Conductive HL
    O-Ossicular Necrosis
    S-Speech Impairment
    T-Tympanosclerosis

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