Colour Atlas of Mouth, Throat and Ear Disorders in Children
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Disorders of the upper respiratory tract and the ear medical care. account for almost 50070 of all illness in children under The photographs of throats were taken on Koda 5 years and 30% in children aged 5-12 years. The chrome 64 film using a Micro Nikkor 55 mm lens and time taken to examine the mouth, throat and ear in a a Nikkormat FTN camera with a Sunpak GX 8R ri- flash. . young child is frequently brief and often no more than a fleeting glimpse can be obtained of the area affected. In the case of ear examination, photography With this in mind we considered· that an atlas of through an auriscope provides serious limitations as common conditions was required in the literature of the pictures obtained give only a narrow angle of view childhood diseases. allowing only a small area of the tympanic membrane This atlas includes conditions which lend them to be seen at one time. For this reason, the ear photo selves to illustration and is by no means compre graphs were taken using a 4 mm diameter Storz Tele hensive. The photographs were all taken from otoscope. This provides a wide-angle view of the children presenting in general practice in the United whole eardrum and adjacent external auditory canal.
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