A child with an earacheBMJ 2011; 342 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.d2307 (Published 13 April 2011) Cite this as: BMJ 2011;342:d2307
This week’s question is on a child with an earache and is taken from the onExamination revision questions for the MRCGP exam.
A 4 year old boy attends surgery with a febrile illness. His mother tells you that he has been unwell for almost 24 hours and has left sided ear pain. He is usually healthy and has no medical history of note.
On examination …