Everything You Need To Know About Human Ear

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Everything You Need To Know About Human Ear

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    With regard to Ramsay Hunt syndrome, the following statement is false:
    • A. 

      It may present with facial palsy, hearing loss and vertigo.

    • B. 

      It can be differentiated from Bell’s palsy by the presence of cutaneousvesicles in the ear canal.

    • C. 

      It is caused by adenovirus.

    • D. 

      It may be treated with acyclovir and prednisolone.

  • 2. 
    Syringing of the ear is used to remove wax. Which of the following statements are true regarding this technique?
    • A. 

      Before syringing, the wax should be softened using cerum-enolytics

    • B. 

      The syringe should be aimed downwards and forwards in the earcanal.

    • C. 

      Water should be at –1ºC in order to break up the wax effectively.

    • D. 

      The syringe should be aimed upwards and backwards in the earcanal.

    • E. 

      A and d

  • 3. 
    A 75-year-old diabetic patient presents with severe ear pain and granulation tissue at external auditory canal with faciaI nerve involvement. The most likely diagnosis is:
    • A. 

      Necrotizing otitis externa

    • B. 

      Nasopharyngeal carcinoma

    • C. 

      Acute suppurative otitis media

    • D. 

      Chronic suppurative otitis media

  • 4. 
    In attico-antral CSOM
    • A. 

      Copious malodorous otorrhoea is common.

    • B. 

      Otalgia is commonly a presenting symptom.

    • C. 

      A central perforation is invariable.

    • D. 

      Vertigo is due to blockage of the eustachian tube.

    • E. 

      All of above 

    • F. 

      None of above

  • 5. 
    The commonest cause of CHL in childern is:
    • A. 

      Adhesive otitis media

    • B. 

      Secretory otitis media 

    • C. 

      Chronic suppurative otitis media

    • D. 

      Otosclerosis

  • 6. 
    Cholesteatoma may show the following tympanic membrane features except:
    • A. 

      Attic perforation in the pars flaccida

    • B. 

      Marginal perforation not surrounded by rim all around

    • C. 

      Retraction pocket in the postero-superior part

    • D. 

      Central perforation in pars tensa surrounded by rim all around

    • E. 

      None of above

  • 7. 
    Tympanoplasty with cortical mastoidectomy is usually done in:
    • A. 

      Adhesive otitis media

    • B. 

      Chronic safe suppurative O.M with persistent discharge

    • C. 

      Secretory otits media after failure of medical treatment

    • D. 

      Acute suppurative O.M after failure of medical treatment

  • 8. 
    Secretory O.M is characterized by:
    • A. 

      More common in middle age

    • B. 

      Type A curve on tympanogram

    • C. 

      It’s predisposed by enlarged adenoids

    • D. 

      It is treated by myringoplasty

  • 9. 
    All of the following statements about tympanosclerosis are true except:
    • A. 

      It is seen  as white patches through the drum

    • B. 

      I t causes CHL

    • C. 

      It may follow myringotomy operation

    • D. 

      It causes fixation of the footplate of the stapes by new bone formaton

  • 10. 
    With regard to pinna haematoma, the following statements are true except:
    • A. 

      It is usually caused by trauma which results in bleeding into the subperichondrial layer.

    • B. 

      Ideally it should be left to resolve spontaneously.

    • C. 

      It can result in the remodelling of the pinna to form a cauliflower ear.

    • D. 

      The area affected by the haematoma should not be compressed or placed under pressure if the haematoma is evacuated.

    • E. 

      B and d

  • 11. 
    Q1-The etiology of this case is
    • A. 

      Congenital

    • B. 

      Traumatic

    • C. 

      Inflammatory

    • D. 

      Neoplastic

  • 12. 
    Q2 (11) The previous case is treated by:
    • A. 

      Local excision

    • B. 

      Radical mastoidectomy

    • C. 

      Cortical mastoidectomy

    • D. 

      None of above

  • 13. 
    Q1 The possible diagnosis is :
    • A. 

      Furuncle

    • B. 

      Otomycosis

    • C. 

      Exostosis 

    • D. 

      Malignant O.E

  • 14. 
    Q2 In the previous case, the most common symptom is:
    • A. 

      Pain

    • B. 

      Deafness

    • C. 

      Itching

    • D. 

      Discharge

    • E. 

      Vertigo

  • 15. 
    Q1 The possible diagnosis is:
    • A. 

      Aural polyp

    • B. 

      Otomycosis

    • C. 

      CSOM unsafe

    • D. 

      Glue ear

  • 16. 
    Q2 The previous case is more common in childern
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    Q3 The treatment may include adenoidectomy
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    Q1 Otoendoscopy reveals :
    • A. 

      Secretory otitis media

    • B. 

      Adhesive otitis media

    • C. 

      Acute otitis media

    • D. 

      CSOM unsafe

  • 19. 
    Q2 Type B tympanogram is characteristic for the previous case
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    Q1 The possible diagnosis is :
    • A. 

      Cholesteatoma

    • B. 

      CSOM safe

    • C. 

      Acute otitis media

    • D. 

      Tympanosclerosis

  • 21. 
    Q2 Surgical treatment of the previous case is :
    • A. 

      Myringoplasty

    • B. 

      Radical mastoidectomy

    • C. 

      Tympanoplasty with or without cortical mastoidectomy 

    • D. 

      None of above

  • 22. 
    A 30 year old patient presented with right earache for 3 days. The pain increases on mastication . the tragus was tender with localized swelling in the ear canal on examination, The prvisional diagnosis is
    • A. 

      Otomycosis

    • B. 

      Acute O.M

    • C. 

      Furuncle

    • D. 

      Acute mastoiditis

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