otitis externa

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otitis externa

[ō′tīd·əs ek′stər·nə]
(medicine)
Inflammation of the external ear.
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2) In 1968, Chandler coined the term malignant external otitis to emphasize the high mortality and morbidity associated with this disease.
Narozny W, Kuczkowski J, Stankiewicz C, Kot J, Mikaszewski B, Przewozny T: Value of hyperbaric oxygen in bacterial and fungal malignant external otitis treatment.
A topical steroid without an antibiotic cures external otitis efficiently: a study in an animal model.
a specialty pharmaceutical company engaged in developing and commercializing prescription drug products has special expertise in the treatment of respiratory symptoms, external otitis, muscular contraction headache, anorectal disorders, and bacterial vaginosis.
The second diagnosis is what I think this patient has: malignant external otitis, an infection caused by Pseudomonas aeruginosa in virtually 100% of cases.
The most commonly encountered clinical scenario is a diabetic patient with an inadequately treated chronic external otitis who presents with temporo-occipital pain.
On the assessment, when a child comes in with really bad external otitis externa, they first of all need pain relief.
While AOMT patients have some pathogens typically seen in external otitis (e.
The largest collection of (potential) pathogens isolated from external otitis (2) or AOMT (3) has been accumulated and analyzed by Alcon Laboratories during clinical trials of their otic preparations.
At the time of surgery, all external auditory canals were dry, and no signs of necrotizing ("malignant") external otitis were evident.
Cleaning the ear canal is an important part of treating external otitis, but doing it properly requires equipment that most primary care physicians do not often use--specifically, an ear microscope and suction.
Medial canal stenosis--Chronic stenosing external otitis.