ENT Archive


Background: Epistaxis, or bleeding from the nose, is a common complaint. It is rarely life threatening but may cause significant concern. Most nosebleeds are benign, self-limiting, and spontaneous, but some can be recurrent. Epistaxis can be divided into 2 categories, anterior bleeds and posterior ...Read More

Nasal Myiasis : Maggots in Nose

Other Names: Myiasis narium 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 ...Read More

Chronic Pharyngitis: Causes,symptoms and treatment

Chronic pharyngitis can cause a significant problem in daily life, starting from  throat discomfort in the morning to alteration of voice .Chronic inflammatory condition of the pharynx characterized by hypertrophy of mucosa, seromucinous glands, subepithelial lymphoid follicles and even the muscular coat of the ...Read More