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MEET THE DOCTORS 2018

Dr. Hamilton and Dr. Osborne will be in:

 EUROPE: February 2018
NYC: April 25
ORLANDO: April 26
HOUSTON: April 27
What is Vocal Cord Paralysis?
Figure: Videostroboscopy image demonstrating left vocal cord paralysis.

What is Vocal Cord Paralysis?

Vocal cord paralysis (VCP), also known as vocal fold paralysis, refers to vocal cord immobility due to dysfunction of the vocal nerves. The vocal cords are V-shaped structures located inside…

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Have You Heard of Wegener’s?
Figure 1: Normal Ear- This ear is in a healthy state with no abnormalities (left). Otitis Media-The middle ear is filled with fluid that results in trouble hearing, fever, feeling of fullness in the ear, and vertigo (right).

Have You Heard of Wegener’s?

Wegener’s Granulomatosis is a fairly uncommon autoimmune disorder in which small arterial blood vessels are attacked by the body, restricting blood flow to various organs. This ultimately results in scar…

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Otitis Externa – Swimmer’s Ear
Figure 2: Photograph of the external ear demonstrating crusting and flaking at the entrance of the external ear canal (left). Otoscopic examination of the external ear canal demonstrating redness and swelling consistent with otitis externa (right).

Otitis Externa – Swimmer’s Ear

Otitis externa is inflammation of the external ear canal. Otitis externa has many possible causes: Bacterial: Bacteria can infect the outer ear when the skin is damaged. Moisture in the…

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