Happy New Year! We are back with more ENT Quiz questions.
Question: A 2 year old male develops an ear infection and is started on oral antibiotics. His mother notices that his grimace is abnormal. Examination reveals a partial facial paralysis ipsilateral to the ear infection. You examine the ear and find a bulging drum without perforation. In addition to ongoing antibiotic therapy, what should you add to the management? [Answer will be posted with next week's new question]
Answer to last week's question, "Gangs of Ganglia" (December 19, 2016):
Vidian nerve (nerve of the pterygoid canal).