Nose, Mouth, Throat

  1. dysphagia
    difficulty swallowing
  2. Nose polyp
    smooth gray nodule, can block patency
  3. Parotid Gland has the
    Stensen's Duct
  4. Submandibular gland has the
    wharten's duct
  5. Fordyce Spots
    • spots on the buccal mucosa
  6. Torus Palatinus
    • ridge on palate
    • normal finding
  7. What are you looking for to rule out oral cancer?
    white patches or induration on tongue or under tongue
  8. XII
    • hypoglossal
    • tongue should come out midline
    • if nerve is affect on R side, the tongue will go towards the R
  9. X
    • Vagus
    • Uvula rises and falls midline
  10. Grading Tonsils
    • 1+, visible
    • 2+ halfway to uvula (normal in adult)
    • 3+, almost touching uvula (normal in children)
    • 4+ touching each other, could be emergency
  11. What does viral pharyngitis look like?
    pharynx is red and cobble stoned
  12. bacterial pharyngitis signs/symptoms
    • strep
    • fever, sore throat, may have ear pain
    • needs antibiotics
  13. When does salivation start in infancy?
    3 months
  14. how many deciduous (temporary teeth) are there?
  15. What is a normal finding of a lymph nodes
    • not being able to feel it
    • soft, movable, and small
  16. How to detect for thyroid cancer
    • 1 nodule in thyroid
    • multi nodules are normal
  17. Euthyroid
    thyroid is working normally
  18. What is a fontanel?
    soft spot in infants
  19. What is a toturous temporal artery?
    an artery that sticks out
  20. When do the fontanels close?
    • 1 on top - 12-18months
    • 1 on back- 6 weeks- 2months
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Nose, Mouth, Throat
Nose mouth throat