• Courtney Hutson

Special Senses System Disorders

Updated: Feb 25

  • Hyperesthesia - Increased sensitivity of any of your senses, such as sight, sound, touch, and smell. It can affect just one or all of the senses. Often, the heightening of an individual sense


Vision Disorders

  • Conjunctivitis - Inflammation or infection of the outer membrane of the eyeball and in the inner eyelid, also known as Pink Eye

  • Glaucoma - Buildup of aqueous humor within the anterior cavity, causes abnormally high intraocular pressure and blindness

Hearing & Balance Disorder

  • Otitis Media - An infection of the air-filled space behind the eardrum, also known as Ear Infection

  • Tinnitus - Ringing or bussing noises in one or both ears

Taste Disorders

  • Scurvy - Deficiency of vitamin C, characterized by swollen, bleeding gums and the openings of previously healed wounds - also called Scorbutus


Smell Disorders

  • Deviated Nasal Septum - Sideways displacement of the wall between the nostrils































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