Although not the most common finding on otomicroscopy, the presence of complete occlusion of the ear canal due to impacted cerumen
was higher (14.
Among the possible causes for this are impacted cerumen
(ear wax), labyrinthitis (inflammation of the inner ear), otosclerosis (abnormal bone growth; sometimes more frequently occurring in certain families), hysteria (emotional instability), and overdose of drugs such as quinine.
The results indicated that impacted cerumen
does cause a significant degree of conductive hearing loss.
From small, narrow ear canals to deeply impacted cerumen
the Lighted Ear Curette provides the focused illumination to perform the procedure under direct visualization.
This device is easy to use and will be a timesaver for the treatment of residents with impacted cerumen
We conclude that 1 or 2 applications of Sofenz followed by irrigation with lukewarm water is a safe, well-tolerated, and effective treatment for excessive or impacted cerumen
in the external auditory canal.
This device is easy to learn and use and will be a timesaver for the treatment of patients with impacted cerumen