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Atlas of Otoscopy
(First Edition - Print Version)

Joseph B. Touma, M.D., F.A.C.S., B. Joseph Touma, M.D.
208 pages, Color Illustrations (4 Color), Hardcover, 8.5 x 11"
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  • Stunningly illustrated with uniquely labeled otoscopic images depicting the range of common and less common anomalies
  • Quickly and clearly enables correct diagnosis and treatment options
  • Invaluable for ORL-H&NS clinicians as well as family practitioners who encounter such problems daily

While written principally for otologists in training, this stunningly illustrated volume provides much information for audiologists in recognizing and understanding common and rare conditions such as cholesteatoma, perforations, aural polyps, middle ear effusion, bubbles, glomus tumour, and more.

The authors demonstrate that careful examination of the external ear can yield a wealth of information pertaining to the condition of the external ear canal, the tympanic membrane and the middle ear, presenting a range of otoscopic images, each uniquely and clearly captioned and labeled to illuminate each illustration and the anomalies therein.


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    "* * * * Four stars from Doody's Review Service!"

  • Alan Micco, M.D. (Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine), Doody's Review Service:
    "This extensive photographic atlas of otoscopy provides a thorough collection of pictures covering the ear canal, tympanic membrane, and the middle ear. The purpose is to provide a tool for otologic, pediatric, and internal medicine practitioners, residents, and students to aid in diagnosis. The authors' worthy objectives are met...This is a useful reference to aid in the diagnosis of otologic diseases..."

  • Normal Typmpanic Membrane.
  • Serious Otitis Media.
  • Acute Otitis Media.
  • Ventilation Tubes.
  • Neomembranes and Tympanosclerosis.
  • Adhesive Otitis Media and Ossicular Necrosis.
  • Perforations.
  • Barotrauma and Traumatic Perforations.
  • Temporal Bone Fractures.
  • Cholesteatoma.
  • Aural Poylps.
  • Tympanoplasty.
  • Exostosis.
  • Glomus Tumors.
  • Fungal Otitis Externa (Otomycosis).
  • Foreign Body in the Ear.
  • Miscellaneous Pathology.
  • Index.

About The Authors

Joseph B. Touma, M.D., F.A.C.S.

Joseph B. Touma, MD is Clinical Professor at Marshall University School of Medicine, Huntington and Clinical Professor at West Virginia University School of Medicine, Morgantown.

B. Joseph Touma, M.D.

B. Joseph Touma, MD, is Neurotologist and Clinical Instructor at Marshall University School of Medicine, Huntington.

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