First of all, let’s take a moment and define sleep apnea. Have you ever repeatedly stopped breathing during the night? Well, that’s basically the best definition for sleep apnea – a disorder characterized by a recurrent issue in breathing during your night sleep. While there have been many different caused linked to this particular issue all of them lead to …
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The ear is divided into three portions: the external, middle and inner ear. The external ear consists of the auricle which gathers sound and funnels it through a tube known as external auditory canal (acoustic meatus) to the tympanic membrane (ear drum). The tympanic membrane is attached to three tiny bones (ossicles): maleus, incus and stapes. The membrane and the …
Rhinophyma Or Potato Tumor: An Unsighty tumor of nose :Clinical features and management:
It is a slow growing tumor due to hypertrophy of sebaceous glands of tip of nose.
Rhinophyma (an advanced type of rosacea) is characterized by an enlarged, bulbous, and red nose resulting from enlargement of the oil-producing glands beneath the surface of the skin on the nose.
Often seen in …
Maggots in nose
Larvae in nose
Myiasis is the infestation of tissue with fly larvae, commonly referred to as maggots. Maggots infest nose, nasopharynx and paranasal sinuses causing extensive destruction and obvious deformity.
Etiology or Cause:
Flies especially of genus Chrysomyia – Chrysomia bezianna(other common species are Lucilia hominivora or Sacrophaga Georginia) are attracted by the foul smelling discharge …