Discipline of Ortorhinolaryngology


The department is involved in research and is publishing more regularly as listed. We have presented every year at the national ENT congress with distinction and have regularly come home with prizes as a result. The department will be helping the ENT Society organize the National ENT Head and Neck Congress to be held in Durban in November 2015.


[1] Journal of Laryngology and Otology (2012) 126 (10) : 279-284 – Oral cavity squamous cell carcinoma metastasis to the submandibular gland (Dr TK Naidoo, Dr SK Naidoo, Dr PK Ramdial)

[2] Archives of otolaryngology head and neck surgery (2012) 138 (8): 1-3 – Highly Active Antiretroviral Therapy-Associated Flare of Oropharyngeal Kaposi Sarcoma (Dr TK Naidu, Dr PK Ramdial, Dr SK Naidoo)

[3] Journal of Laryngology and Otology (2014) 128 (1) : 86-90 – Head and neck tuberculosis in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa (Dr ZB Khuzwayo, Dr TK Naidu)

Presentation at Congress

[1] 2009 Invasive fungal sinusitis: a retrospective study and literature review. – Dr MJ Smith
[2] 2010 Provisional results: Hearing Health resources within KZN Public Health sector – Dr WP Kuhn
[3] 2010 Complicated isolated sphenoid sinusitis (poster) – Dr WP Kuhn
[4] 2010 3rd branchial pouch sinus (poster) – Dr WP Kuhn
[5] 2011 A rare case of metastatic melanoma of the EAC. (poster) – Dr K Moodley
[6] 2012 An unusual case of primary laryngeal amyloidosis (poster) – Dr K Moodley
[7] 2012 A rare case of Wegeners Granulomatosis presenting as a pre maxillary mass – Dr K Moodley
[8] 2013 Head and neck Haemangioma, our experience described using 4 patients and a review of the literature for current trends in management. (poster) – Dr K Moodley
[9] 2013 A Novel way of teaching tracheostomy care in a general surgical ward – Dr PBN Ndebele


[1] MMed research Proposal – the impact of HIV on epithelial salivary gland Tumours in an area of high seroprevalence. (Dr K Moodley)
[2] Otogenic intracranial complications – 10 year retrospective review in South Africa, KwaZulu-Natal (Dr ZB Khuzwayo)
[3] Mastoiditis in HIV positive children (Dr ZB Khuzwayo)
[4] Case series of a Critical Mastoiditis in KwaZulu-Natal (Dr ZB Khuzwayo)
[5] Pediatric subglottic stenosis. 5 years of experience in KwaZulu Natal (Dr R Bipath)