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- author "Jenna Rebelo"
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- folders "ENT"
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- fileName "Pediatrics"
- How does the infant eustachian tube differ from adults?
- more horizontal
At what age does OM occurrence decrease? why?
- Adult configuration of Eustachian tube
What are the 3 physiologic functions of the eustachian tube? which is most important?
- l) Pressure regulation (ventilation) → most important
- 2) protection
- 3) clearance (drainage)