All cases

By sharing our experience through interesting patient cases, we hope to make a difference in the way how people are diagnosed.
  • Throat pain and ear ache

    A 24 year old male patient presented because of severe pain in the throat and the right ear that increased with swallowing of sudden onset and 2 days duration. He gave a history of sore throat and fever a few days prior to the condition.
    On...

  • I can't hear you!

    A 45-year-old locomotive driver consulted his family physician because of ringing sensation in both his ears for the past 5 years.  Away from work, he had difficulty understanding conversations in crowded rooms, and he said he often argued with...

  • Progressive loss of voice in a 2 year old female child

    2 year old female child presented with complaints of progressive loss of voice for past 6 months. She had no history to suggestive voice abuse, foreign body inhalation, cough or catarrh. She had worsening difficulty in breathing with fast...

  • You guessed it right!

    A 3-year-old boy presents with a midline anterior neck mass, just below the hyoid bone that moves with deglutition and tongue protrusion. 
    Question: What is the most probable clinical diagnosis?

  • Painful swelling of ear in a middle aged man

    35-year-old man presented to the ear, nose and throat outpatient department with a 1 week history of painful swelling of the right ear. He was having recurrent episodes of similar illness in both ears, for the past 5 years, for which he was treated...

  • Intra oral swelling in a nine year old child

    A 9 year old female patient presented with a chief complaint of swelling in the floor of mouth for past 3 months. The swelling was initially small in size & gradually increased in size to attain the present size. Child...

  • Recurrent Meningitis with Left side Hearing loss

    A 12 year old male child was referred from pediatric department following resolution of third episode of meningitis, with complaints of left side hearing loss since childhood.
    Parents noticed the hearing loss on left side when the child was in...

  • Resurgence of a disease of the past

    6 year old boy from a rural area presented to pediatric casualty with history of throat pain, progressive swelling of neck and moderate grade fever for past 2 weeks associated with gradually worsening dysphagia for past 2 days.
    Antenatal history...

  • Challenging diagnostic nasal imaging

    5 year old male child presented with history of recurrent sore throat, fever, mouth breathing for the past 3 years. Parent also gives history of sleep disordered breathing including witnessed apneic episodes. History of nocturnal enuresis also...

  • Seeing is believing

    41 year old male patient from Darjeeling, presented with complaints of painless, non-progressive swelling over the right side of neck for past 8 years with paroxysmal paraesthesia over right ear for past 8 months.
    No history of voice change,...