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Hemifacial microsomia results in a maldeveloped external ear along with aplasia of the ________ bone and _______.
zygomatic, mandible --> TMJ problems
Why are children more prone to otitis media?
shallow inclination of eustachian tube (10 vs. 40 degrees)
Glue ear is a bacterial chronic otitis media. T/F
False = non-bacterial
________ is an in tion of squamous epidermis --> tympanic membrane into middle ear causing an inclusion cyst.
Chlolesteatoma
The most common cause of conductive hearing loss in middle aged individuals.
Otosclerosis = deposition of bone around oval window
Vertigo, hearing loss and tinnitis, due to hydrops (dialated membranous labyrinth), are part of the clinical triad of this disease found in 40-60 year olds.
Meniere's
List three types of hearing loss.
conductive, sensory and neural
Which is not a form of sensory hearing loss: noise trauma, presbycusis, otosclerosis, ototoxic .
otosclerosis = conductive along
Which is the least common type of deafness caused by MS, neuromas and lesions to CN VIII?
neural
Impacted cerumen, tympanic membrane trama, effusions of the middle ear, cholestetoma, hematoma and otosclerosis are forms of ______ deafness.
conductive
T/F Continuity exists between the sphenomandibular ligament and the malleolar ligament of the middle ear.
TRUE
The chorda tympani provides special sensory to the anterior 2/3 of the tongue and is in close proximity to the inner and middle ear. T/F
TRUE