Read more about the article 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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Read more about the article 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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