The upper respiratory air passages (nose, mouth, and throat) are affected more frequently by disabling illness than any other area of the body. This is mainly the result of upper respiratory infections, such as the common cold.
Congenital Defects Congenital defects of the outer ear are not too uncommon. Such may vary from complete absence of the pinna to various unsightly irregularities. Most of these deformities are correctable by plastic operative procedures, but each