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ENT Infections: An Atlas of Investigation and Management

  • ID: 1407376
  • March 2010
  • 120 Pages
  • Clinical Publishing

This new atlas provides an illustrated guide to the investigation, diagnosis and management of infectious diseases of the ear, nose and throat. The authors begin with an overview of the microbiology of ENT infections, followed by a brief summary of the principles of pharmacological management. The main sections of the atlas focus in turn on infections of the ear, the nose and paranasal sinuses, and the mouth and throat. Information is supported by high quality colour photographs, diagnostic algorithms and tables throughout.

Benefits:

- Comprehensive full-colour guide to all aspects of ENT infectious disease
- Presents information in a clear layout to assist visual investigation of signs and symptoms
- Includes introduction to microbiology and concludes with special section on tropical disease

Readership:

- Otolaryngologists and infection specialists
- Specialists in and head and neck surgery
- General physicians
- Doctors in training

Foreword
Preface
Acknowledgements
Contributors
Abbreviations

1 Clinical examination

Ear
JOHN HILL
Examination of the ear

Nose
WOLFGANG ISSING
Examination of the nose
Radiological examination

Oral cavity, oropharynx, larynx and hypopharynx, and neck
VINIDH PALERI
Examination of the oral cavity
Examination of the oropharynx
Examination of the larynx and hypopharynx
Examination of the neck

2 Microbiology of ENT infections
MANJUSHA NARAYANAN
Microorganisms that cause human infections
Commensals
Principles of microbiological diagnosis
Causative organisms
Upper aerodigestive tract and sinus infections
Ear infections

3 Principles and practice of anti-infective therapy in ENT infections
VINIDH PALERI AND JOHN HILL
Introduction
Resistance
Parenteral therapy
Frequently used antibiotics in ENT practice
Choice of antibacterial therapy

4 Infections of the ear
JOHN HILL
Introduction
Infections of the pinna
Infections of the external ear canal
Furunculosis
Acute otitis externa
Chronic otitis externa
Fungal otitis externa
Sequelae of chronic otitis externa
Viral infections
Bullous myringitis
Herpes zoster
Infections of the middle ear
Viral acute otitis media
Acute otitis media
Acute mastoiditis
Infected perforated tympanic membrane
Infected grommets or ventilation tubes
Cholesteatoma
Infected mastoid cavity
Aural polyp
Ototoxicity
Infections of the inner ear
Osteomyelitis of the skull base
Pyogenic infection of the inner ear
Bell’s palsy
Vestibular neuronitis or labyrinthitis

5 Infections of the nose and paranasal sinuses
WOLFGANG ISSING AND ANDREAS LEUNIG
Introduction
Infections of the external nose
Erysipelas
Herpes simplex
Fistula of the nasal dorsum
Foreign bodies
Infections of the nasal cavity
Vestibulitis
Viral papilloma
Septal haematoma and septal abscess
Nasal polyposis
Nasal foreign bodies
Adenoiditis
Infections of the paranasal sinuses
Rhinitis, sinusitis, and rhinosinusitis
Viral rhinosinusitis
Acute and chronic bacterial rhinosinusitis
Fungal sinusitis
Complications of paranasal sinus infections
Orbital cellulitis
Pott’s puffy tumour (osteomyelitis of the frontal bone)
Frontal sinus mucocoele and pyocoele

6 Infections of the oral cavity
VINIDH PALERI AND KONRAD STAINES
Introduction
Viral infections
Primary herpetic gingivostomatitis
Recurrent herpetic infections (cold sores)
Chickenpox (varicella)
Shingles (zoster)
Hairy leukoplakia
Papillomatosis
Bacterial infections
Acute ulcerative gingivitis
Fungal infections
Candidiasis

7 Infections of the oropharynx
VINIDH PALERI
Introduction
Viral infections
Infectious mononucleosis
Herpes simplex
Human papilloma virus
Bacterial infections
Group A beta haemolytic streptococci (GABHS)
Diphtheria
Peritonsillar abscess
Candida

8 Infections of the salivary glands
VINIDH PALERI
Introduction
Viral infections
Mumps
Human immunodeficiency virus
Bacterial infections
Acute suppurative sialadenitis
Submandibular salivary gland infections
Chronic recurrent parotitis of childhood
Granulomatous infections
Tuberculosis

9 Infections of the larynx
VINIDH PALERI
Introduction
Laryngeal infections
Supraglottitis in children
Supraglottitis in the adult
Laryngotracheobronchitis (croup)
Bacterial tracheitis
Chronic infective laryngitis
Laryngeal papillomatosis
Laryngopyocoele
Chondronecrosis

10 Infections of the neck
VINIDH PALERI
Introduction
Neck infections
Cervical lymphadenitis
Monomicrobial infections
Cat scratch disease
Toxoplasmosis
Mycobacterial infections
Actinomycosis
Polymicrobial infections
Cellulitis of the neck
Necrotizing cervical fasciitis
Infection of branchial and thyroglossal cysts
Deep neck space infections
Post-operative infection
Infective thyroiditis
Atlanto-axial subluxation (Grisel syndrome)

11 Tropical ENT infections
SURIANARAYANAN GOPALAKRISHNAN AND VINIDH PALERI
Common infections
Rhinoscleroma
Leishmaniasis
Rhinosporidiosis
Leprosy of the nose
Anthrax

Index

V Paleri, J Hill, Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Freeman Hospital, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, UK.

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