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Ear, nose, and throat 

Ear, nose, and throat
Ear, nose, and throat

Andrew Baldwin

, Nina Hjelde

, Charlotte Goumalatsou

, and Gil Myers

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date: 08 August 2020

This chapter outlines ear, nose and throat diseases. It includes ENT examination, prevalence of ENT symptoms, the ear, audiology, painful ears, discharging ears, fluid in the middle ear, childhood deafness, cochlear implants, deafness in adults, tinnitus, acoustic neuroma, noise induced hearing loss, vertigo, rhinosinusitis and nasal polyps, the paranasal sinuses, nasal injury and foreign bodies, nosebleed (epistaxis), throat infections, stridor, acute airway obstruction, hoarseness, laryngeal nerve palsy, head and neck cancers, dysphagia, facial palsy, lumps in the neck, the salivary glands, dry mouth (xerostomia), and dentistry for doctors.

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