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Analysis Study Research Paper | Medical Surgical | India | Volume 12 Issue 4, April 2023
A Prospective Study of Otorhinolaryngeal Manifestations in Head Injury Patients at a Tertiary Care Hospital
Dr Sonal Yadav | Dr Rajeshree Chaurpagar
Abstract: Aim: To find out the most common otorhinolaryngeal manifetation of head injury patients. Method: Head injuries are silent epidemics that contribute to worldwide death and disability more than any other traumatic event. With increased use of motor vehicles by the general population along with inadequate traffic control, head injuries form a major chunk of cases presenting in a hospital casualty. Alcohol consumption and lack of use of safety helmets and seat belt are contributing factors as well. These head injuries are often associated with otorhinological traumaan ent surgeon plays an important role in a patient of head injury. Our study aims to evaluate incidence of otorhinological manifestations in a head injury patient and an attempt to study variation based on site of injury, age, sex, etc. Conclusion: ENT manifestations are an integral part of head injury and one must be vigilant when dealing with these cases.
Keywords: Head injury, otorhinolaryngeal manifestations
Edition: Volume 12 Issue 4, April 2023,
Pages: 874 - 876