Diseases of the Ear, Nose, and Throat in Children

Diseases of the Ear, Nose, and Throat in Children

2nd Edition - January 1, 1962

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  • Author: T. G. Wilson
  • eBook ISBN: 9781483195476

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Diseases of the Ear, Nose, and Throat in Children, Second Edition focuses on the otolaryngological problems of childhood. This edition discusses the congenital abnormalities of the ear, hearing test in infancy and childhood, and cholesteatosis of the middle ear. The osteomyelitis of the maxilla in infancy, speech defects, branchial cysts, neonatal asphyxia, and diseases of the thymus gland are also considered.Other topics include the congenital abnormalities of the nose and face, inflammatory diseases of the tonsils, tuberculosis of the larynx, and indications for removal of the adenoids. This book is suitable for pediatricians and clinicians interested in the diseases of the ear, nose, and throat in children.

Table of Contents

  • Part I Diseases Of The Ear

    Preface To Second Edition


    1. Congenital Abnormalities

    General Etiological Considerations


    Abnormalities of the Auricle

    Abnormalities of the External Auditory Meatus and Middle Ear

    Abnormalities of the Middle Ear and Eustachian Tube

    Abnormalities of the Tympanic Membrane

    Abnormalities of the Middle Ear and Mastoid Process

    Congenital Abnormality of the Middle and Internal Ear

    Malformations of the Skull with Associated Abnormalities of the Ear

    Dermoids and Cholesteatomata

    Abnormalities of the Internal Ear

    2. Affections Of The External Ear And Tympanic Membrane

    Foreign Bodies in the Ear

    Rupture of the Tympanic Membrane

    3. Acute Infections Of The Middle Ear In Infancy

    Acute Suppurative Otitis Media

    Acute Otitis Media in Association with Acute Gastro-Enteritis

    4. Acute Infections Of The Ear In Later Childhood

    Eustachian Obstruction

    Catarrhal Otitis Media

    Acute Suppurative Otitis Media

    Affections of the Ear in the Acute Infectious Diseases

    5. Chronic Inflammatory Diseases Of The Ear

    Chronic Catarrhal Otitis Media

    Chronic Suppurative Otitis Media and Mastoiditis

    Chronic Tubo-Tympanal Otitis Media

    Chronic Attico-Antral Otitis Media

    Abnormal Pneumatization of the Temporal Bone

    Tuberculosis of the Middle Ear and Mastoid in Infancy

    6. Deafness In Childhood

    Severe Deafness in Infancy

    Partial Deafness

    7. Testing The Hearing During Infancy And Childhood

    8. The Training And Education Of Deaf Children

    Auditory Training

    Teaching the Deaf Child to Speak

    Steps in the Development of Speech in Deaf Children

    Social and General Training

    Part II Speech Defects

    9. Defective Speech In Childhood

    The Normal Development of Speech in Infancy

    Intelligence and the Development of Speech

    Speech Defects

    Mental Deficiency

    Developmental Aphasia

    The Normal Production of Speech Sounds


    Part III Diseases Of The Nose

    10. Congenital Abnormalities Of The Nose And Face

    Total Occlusion

    Occlusion of the Anterior Nares

    Choanal Atresia

    Cysts, Sinuses, and Congenital Bands of Fibrous Tissue

    Abnormal Development

    Micrognathia or Glossoptosis

    Herniation of the Cranial Contents

    11. Diseases Of The Septum


    Foreign Bodies in the Nose

    Fractures of the Nasal Bones and Septum

    Hematoma and Abscess of the Septum

    Deflection and Deformity of the Septum

    Reconstruction of the Bridge of the Nose

    12. Diseases Of The Nasal Cavity

    Chronic Catarrhal Rhinitis

    Atrophic Rhinitis and Ozaena

    Nasal Diphtheria

    Membranous Rhinitis

    Congenital Syphilis

    Nasal Neoplasms

    Juvenile Angiofibroma of Nasopharynx

    Acute Osteomyelitis of the Maxilla

    13. Acute Rhinitis And Sinusitis

    Post-Natal Development of the Nasal Sinuses

    Reaction to Streptococcal Infection

    The Etiology of Rhinitis and Sinusitis

    The Common Cold

    Acute Sinusitis

    14. Chronic Nasal Sinusitis

    Antro-Choanal Polypi

    15. Nasal Allergy






    Part IV Diseases Of The Pharynx

    16. The Surgical Anatomy Of The Pharynx

    The Fascial Spaces of the Neck

    The Function of the Tonsils and Other Components of Waldeyer's Ring

    17. Inflammatory Diseases Of The Tonsils

    Acute Tonsillitis of Non-Specific Origin

    Acute Tonsillitis of Specific Origin


    Infectious Mononucleosis


    Vincent's Angina


    Chronic Tonsillitis

    Tuberculosis of the Tonsil

    18. Acute Inflammation Of The Neck

    Peritonsillar Abscess

    Parapharyngeal Abscess

    Ludwig's Angina

    Retropharyngeal Abscess

    19. The Removal Of The Tonsils And Adenoids

    The Surgical Removal of the Tonsils and Adenoids

    Indications for Tonsillectomy

    Indications for Removal of the Adenoids


    The Guillotine Operation

    Tonsillectomy by Dissection

    Removal of Adenoids


    Recurrence after Removal of Tonsils and Adenoids

    Part V Diseases Of The Larynx

    20. Stridorous Diseases In Childhood Or Intrinsic Laryngeal Origin

    The Infantile and the Adult Larynx Compared


    Paralysis of the Larynx

    Bifid Epiglottis

    Laryngismus Stridulus

    Acute Laryngitis in Childhood

    Laryngeal Diphtheria

    Acute Laryngo-Tracheo-Bronchitis

    Foreign Body



    Laryngeal Web

    Papilloma of the Larynx

    Chronic Laryngitis in Children

    Tuberculosis of the Larynx

    The Characteristics of Stridor as an Aid to Diagnosis

    Part VI Diseases Of The Neck And Thorax

    21. Congenital Abnormalities Of The Lower Respiratory Tract And Œsophagus

    Congenital Abnormalities of the Trachea, Bronchi and Lungs

    Congenital Abnormalities of the Œsophagus

    22. Branchial Cysts And Fistulas : Thyroglossal Cysts And Fistulas: Diseases Of The Thymus Gland

    Branchial Cysts and Fistulas

    Thyroglossal Cysts and Fistulas

    Diseases of the Thymus Gland

    23. Diseases Of The Lower Air And Food Passages

    Asphyxia Neonatorum


    Foreign Bodies in the Pharynx

    Foreign Bodies in the Larynx

    Foreign Bodies in the Œsophagus


Product details

  • No. of pages: 364
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Butterworth-Heinemann 1962
  • Published: January 1, 1962
  • Imprint: Butterworth-Heinemann
  • eBook ISBN: 9781483195476

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