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septal deviation

asymmetric size of posterior nasal cavity

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rhinitis

inflammation of mucous membrane of nose

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rhinorrhea

runny nose

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effusion

escape of fluid from vessels (could be fluid build up in inner ear)

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otosclerosis

abnormal growth of bone near inner ear

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glossitis

inflammation of tongue

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gingivitis

gum inflammation

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gingival hyperplasia

overgrowth of gum tissue

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frontal bossing

development of unusually pronounced forehead

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geographic tongue

normal variant: funny looking tongue

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torus palatinus

normal variant: bony protrusion of palate

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hairy tongue

papillae elongate with block/brown discoloration

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cauliflower ear

cartilage separates and loses blood supply, permanent swelling and deformity

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otorrhea

discharge from ear

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torticollis

abnormal/asymmetrical head position (SCM contraction issue)

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pharyngitis

throat inflammation

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tonsilitis

inflammation of tonsil

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dental caries

tooth decay/cavity

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goiter

enlarged thyroid gland

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strawberry tongue

inflamed red papillae

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atrophic tongue

shrunken papillae, looks really smooth

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Darwins tubercle

thickening of helix; normal variant; pointy helix

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presbycusis

age related hearing loss

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circumvallate papillae

dome shaped bumps on posterior tongue

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stensen duct

parotid gland to buccal mucosa, at the 2nd molar of each side of upper jaw

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wharton ducts

submandibular ducts to each side of frenulum under tongue