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Introduction to Some Ear, Nose, and Throat Disorders in Children

by Udayan K. Shah, MD

The common childhood ENT disorders otitis media (see Otitis Media (Acute)), tonsillopharyngitis (see Tonsillopharyngitis), sore throat (see Sore Throat), adenoid disorders (see Adenoid Disorders), epistaxis (see Epistaxis), nasal congestion and rhinorrhea (see Nasal Congestion and Rhinorrhea), sinusitis (see Sinusitis), and ear (see External Ear Obstructions) and nasal (see Nasal Foreign Bodies) foreign bodies are discussed elsewhere in T he M anual . The less common childhood ENT disorders retropharyngeal abscess (see Retropharyngeal Abscess), mastoiditis (see Mastoiditis), and epiglottitis (see Epiglottitis) are also discussed elsewhere.

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