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Infant Hearing Loss | Cochlear Implants | PPT

Infant Hearing Loss | Cochlear Implants | PPT

Infant Hearing Loss | Cochlear Implants | PPT Power point presentation | lecture slide Size: 192 KB     Infant Hearing Loss Tyrell Hardtke Cochlear Implants: The Complex Debate CDC’s 2005 Science Ambassador Program Presentation Overview Facts about infant hearing loss Prevalence Causes: Genetic, Non-Genetic, and Unknown II.   Interventions and treatments for infant hearing loss […]

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Causes of splenomegaly (Enlarged spleen)

Causes of splenomegaly (Enlarged spleen)

Causes of splenomegaly A. Infections 1.Bacterial cause: infective endocarditis TB brucellosis Enteric fever septicemia 2.Viral causes hepatitis infectious mono-nucleosis cytomegalo viral infection 3.protozoal causes malaria kala-azar B. Haematological disorder 1.haemoglobinopathes 2.autoimmuno haemolytic anaemia 3.megaloblastic anaemia 4.myeloproliferative disorders: CML PRV Primary thrombocythaemia myelofibrosis 5.others leukemia 6.lymphoma C. congestive causes cirrhosis of liver CCF D. Rheumatological disease […]

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Ptyalism : definition, causes and treatment of ptyalism

Ptyalism : definition, causes and treatment of ptyalism

Ptyalism : definition, causes and treatment of ptyalism Definition: It is an excessive salivation seen in patients. Causes: 1. Local cause: a. Pathological condition: ANUG, Apthous ulcer, Herpetic ulcer b. Presence of foreign body: New denture, ill fitting denture, probe and mirror 2. CNS disorder: a. Mental retardation b. Parkinsonism c. Cerebral palsy d. Epilepsy […]

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Xerostomia (dry mouth)

Xerostomia (dry mouth)

Xerostomia (dry mouth) Xerostomia definition : This is a subjective sensation of a dry mouth due to decreased salivary secretion. Causes of xerostomia: 1. CNS disorder: a. Anxiety b. Tension c. Fear 2. Reduction of salivary production: a. Decreased production of basic ingredients of saliva production b. Excessive sweating c. Diarrhoea d. Diseased acinic cell […]

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