otomycosis


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otomycosis

[‚ōd·ə‚mī′kō·səs]
(medicine)
Fungus infection of the external ear, usually caused by Aspergillus niger and A. fumigatus.
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3%) with ear diseases such as otitis externa, acute otitis media, otomycosis, and foreign body in the ear canal were managed with conservative treatment.
Otomycosis is derived from the Greek word Oto which means ear and mycosis means fungal, i.
On ENT examination, including anamnesis and microscopic otoscopy, these patients will usually have no findings indicative of a bacterial infection, active dermatological disease (such as psoriasis or atopic dermatitis), or otomycosis (5).
55% of cases presented other problems such as otomycosis, otalgia, and traumatic perforation of tympanic membrane.
2004) A case of otomycosis caused by Aspergillus sclerotiorum.
ABSTRACTObjectives The aim of this study was to determine the frequency of otomycosis the clinical presentation predisposing factors and treatment outcomes.
Itching of the ear, which in most patients with hearing loss is due to otomycosis, can be so bad that it becomes a social embarrassment.
In vitro effectiveness of 13 agents in otomycosis and review of the literature.
niger is one of the most common causes of otomycosis (fungal ear infections), which can cause pain, temporary hearing loss and in severe cases damage to the ear canal and tympanic membrane.