Intercollegiate exam - Viva in Paediatric ENT - Discussion around management of the drooling child

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This is a clinical photograph of a young boy drooling/dribbling (saliva incontinence). He also appears to be breathing with mouth open at rest and his tongue appears slightly large. If this is true macroglossia, it may be associated with an underlying syndrome such as Down’s. There is also evidence of nasal discharge and excoriation around oral cavity.

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  • Authors: RWC Gan, E Omakobia, S Sood & R Sharma
  • Keywords: The Otorhinolaryngologist, Viva in Paediatric ENT, drooling child
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