Iain McKay-Davies

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Sphenoid sinus infection is a rare cause of headaches in children and adolescents. Its symptoms are often non-specific and confusing. The diagnosis is made on the history, examination, nasendoscopy, cultures and CT or MRI. Prompt and aggressive medical treatment in the form of parenteral antibiotics and nasal decongestants is advised to reduce the risk of(More)
OBJECTIVE This study aimed to review the current advances in superior semicircular canal dehiscence syndrome and to ascertain its aetiology, whether dehiscence size correlates with symptoms, signs and investigation results, the best investigations, and its surgical management. METHODS A literature search using the key words 'superior semicircular canal(More)
While paint-balling a 15-year-old boy was shot on the front of his face guard causing him to hyperextend his neck. Over the next few days he developed neck stiffness and a large painful swelling over his upper left sternocleidomastoid muscle. CT confirmed this to be a haematoma abscess and at operation it was found to originate from the parapharyngeal(More)
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