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otalgia

[ō′tal·jə]
(medicine)
Pain in the ear.
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At presentation, otorrhea was seen in 7 of the 15 patients (47%), otalgia in 6 (40%), itching in 4 (27%), fullness in 2(13%), and occlusion in 1 (7%); 3 patients (20%) were asymptomatic (table 2).
The presenting complaints at the time of diagnosis are tabulated in Table-I.As shown hearing loss and pruritis were the most common symptoms at the time of diagnosis followed by otalgia otorrhoea and tinnitus.
Care should always be taken when a patient presents with headaches and systemic upset in the context of otalgia and ear discharge, as the consequences of failing to treat MOE are dire.
Two years after the tumor resection, the patient presented an intense right otalgia and a neurosensorial hearing loss.
The following sentence should have read, "To meet eligibility for the trial, the children were required to have received at least two doses of pneumococcal conjugate vaccine and to have AOM that was diagnosed based on all three criteria: onset of symptoms within 48 hours that parents rated with a score of at least 3 on the Acute Otitis Media Severity of Symptoms (AOM-SOS) scale; the presence of middle-ear effusion; and moderate or marked bulging of the tympanic membrane or slight bulging accompanied by either otalgia or marked erythema of the membrane.
To meet eligibility for the trial, the children were required to have received at least two doses of pneumococcal conjugate vaccine and to have AOM that was diagnosed based on one of three criteria: onset of symptoms within 48 hours that parents rated with a score of at least 3 on the Acute Otitis Media Severity of Symptoms (AOM-SOS) scale; the presence of middle-ear effusion; and moderate or marked bulging of the tympanic membrane or slight bulging accompanied by either otalgia or marked erythema of the membrane.
Chronic OM with effusion (COME), however, refers to the collection of inflammatory fluid behind an intact tympanic membrane without other signs of infection and inflammation, such as otalgia and fever.
The most common clinical manifestations were unilateral otalgia (63.3%) and otorrhea (46.7%), and the most frequent locations of EAC cholesteatoma with bony invasion were the posterior--inferior (40%), inferior (30%), posterior (20%), and posterior--inferior--anterior (10%) aspects.
The diagnosis was based on the following criteria: persistent otalgia and otorrhea; granulation tissue in the external auditory canal (EAC) and/or tympanic cavity; the tumor and specific inflammation were excluded by the multiple biopsies; typical findings on computed tomography (CT) or magnetic resonance imaging (MRI).
The most common presenting signs and symptoms were fever in 5 patients, otalgia in 5, and mastoid tenderness, nuchal rigidity, and otorrhea in 3 (table 2).
Patients were selected on the basis of their symptoms and clinical findings suggestive of a lesion involving the temporal bone such as otalgia, otorrhoea and sensorineuronal deafness, pulsatile tinnitus, vertigo and giddiness.
To meet eligibility for the trial, the children were required to have received at least two doses of pneumococcal conjugate vaccine and to have AOM that was diagnosed based on one of three criteria: onset of symptoms within 48 hours that parents rated with a score of at least 3 on the Acute Otitis Media Severity of Symptoms (AOMSOS) scale; the presence of middle-ear effusion; and moderate or marked bulging of the tympanic membrane or slight bulging accompanied by either otalgia or marked erythema of the membrane.