DISEASES OF THE EAR : KATARR AUDITORY (EUSTACHIAN) TUBE (CATARRHUS TUBAE EUSTACHII) - etiology, pathogenesis, symptoms and course of, recognition, prediction and prevention
Acute or chronic rhinitis, hypertrophy of the posterior ends of the lower turbinates, adenoidal of depravity, tumors of the nasopharynx, tonsillitis, hypertrophy of mijalkov, pushed back the soft palate and closes the lumen of the auditory tube. Pathological changes are reduced to congestion of the walls of the Eustachian tube; in chronic inflammation occurs fibrous seal in the pipe wall, leading to its contraction; in atrophic processes - expansion of the lumen of the tube, violating the correct functioning of the tympanic cavity and the middle ear.
Symptoms. The attenuation of hearing and noises.
For. Katarr pipe is:
At otoscopy eardrum is retracted; recognized:
In the study of hearing - the defeat of the conductive apparatus.
To remove the root cause; in the acute form adrenaline, followed by an infusion of 2% solution of protargol. After the acute period - blowing.