Medical Excellence - Issue 2

Access the online contents on the online portal: 2019 Red Ear Syndrome Precipitated by a DietaryTrigger: A Case Report Red ear syndrome is a rare condition characterized by episodic attacks of erythema of the ear accompanied by burning ear pain. Symptoms are brought on by touch, exertion, heat or cold, stress, neck movements and washing or brushing of hair. A Rare Cause of Excruciating Chest Pain Mimicking Acute Coronary Syndrome A 62-year-old male presented to the chest pain unit with chest pain and nausea, reporting that the symptoms occurred one hour after dinner. His medical history included a foudroyant event of pulmonary embolism with embolectomy in 2012. Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo After Nonotologic Surgery: Case Series Benign paroxysmal positional vertigo is one of the most common types of vertigo caused by peripheral vestibular dysfunction. Although head trauma, migraine, long-term bed rest, Ménière disease, viral labyrinthitis, and upper respiratory tract infections are believed to be predisposing factors, most cases of benign paroxysmal positional vertigo are idiopathic. 2 The imagesused are representational andnotof actualhealth careprofessional (HCP)orpatient.