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Ear, Nose and Throat


Ear infections, Express Ear, nose and throat (ENT) disorders rarely prove fatal, except for those resulting from neoplasms (tumors), epiglottitis (inflamation of the epiglottis), and neck trauma.

Rheumatic Heart Disease Rheumatic heart disease is a condition in which permanent damage to heart valves is caused by an inflammatory disease called rheumatic fever. The disease process that damages the heart valves generally begins with a throat infection called "strep throat," a treatable illness.

Upper Respiratory Tract Infections The upper respiratory tract consists of the nose, nasal cavity, larynx, trachea, and some of the sinuses and air cells. Upper respiratory tract infections include the common cold, influenza, laryngitis, pharyngitis, sinusitis, tonsillitis, and croup (in children).