Monthly Archives: June 2014

Eustachian tube dysfunction

Presents with fullness in the ear, sometimes reduced hearing, sometimes hearing a clicking sound on swallowing. It can be triggered by rhinosinusitis (viral or allergic), by adenoidal enlargement (much commoner in children than in adults) or, extremely rarely, by nasopharyngeal … Continue reading

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Eyelid lumps

These, obviously, include the usual list of benign/malignant skin lumps, plus xanthelasma, which I already know. The list below is to clarify some that I wasn’t sure of. Chalazion: blocked meibomian gland. Internal hordeolum: infected chalazion. External hordeolum: infected hair … Continue reading

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