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1

Fluid level behind the ear drum, retracted drum, dull colour

otitis media with effusion

2

Difficulty at school, having to shout for them to hear

otitis media with effusion

3

aural fullness

Menieres disease

4

Loss of corneal reflex + sensorineural hearing loss + vertigo + tinnitus

acoustic neuroma (a.k.a. vestibular schwannoma) -> think neurofibromatosis 2

5

Bilateral vestibular schwannoma

neurofibromatosis type 2

6

Vertigo on turning head to the side

benign paroxysmal positional vertigo

7

battle sign

bruising on the skull very specific to mastoid process of the temporal bone fractures

8

pearly white on otoscopy + foul smelling cheesy discharge

cholesteatoma

9

saddle nose

GPA

10

Little’s/ Kiesselbach’s area

branches of external carotid (via maxillary and facial) and internal carotid (via ophthalmic) anastomose here --> area on the nasal septum where nosebleeds commonly occur

11

which virus during pregnancy can cause congenital deafness

CMV