Saturday, February 24, 2018

Excision of Sebaceous cyst in submandibular area of neck through proximal neck crease incision.

Sebaceous cyst can form in any part of body where sebum (oily) glands are common. Often these are infected and their removal provide cure. Sebaceous cyst of face and neck assume special importance as scar mark could be unsightly. Surgeon utilized proximal neck incision to minimizes impact of scar during surgery.

Superficial Parotidectomy

Ear Bud related injury in the ear.

Blood seen coming from ear after this girl did self cleaning of ears with Q tips (ear buds)

Examination under Microscope shows injured outer ear canal and contused ear drum. 

Ear buds or Q tips are often thought to be instruments for cleaning ear.
These picture highlights the injury it can cause which can have grave consequences.

Friday, February 23, 2018

Mandibular Tori

Tori are bony outgrowth from hard palate (commonly) and also from mandible.  They rarely cause any trouble and need to be left as such.  

They are presume to be formed as a result of local bony stress and more common in Asian and Inuit countries.

Mandibular Tori- happends because of local stress point. 

Thursday, February 15, 2018

Fluid in middle ear because of Barotrauma after a flight.

Note air bubbles and fluid in middle ear rotating with Valsalva maneuver. This lady complained of severe pain in right ear with landing of air plane.

In this age of increased air travel, barotrauma of ear is very common. Person complains of severe earache and sometimes decreased hearing often during descent of a plane. This case demonstrate the fluid formation of a lady after a flight.

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