chronic otitis externa


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chronic otitis externa

Otitis externa ENT A condition of young adults, characterized by inflammation, irritation or infection of the external auditory canal, caused by mechanical trauma or chemical irritation. Cf Otitis media.
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Recalcitrant chronic otitis externa should redirect the physician to consider noninfectious etiologies.
Finally, if a case of AOE does not resolve over time, do not assume that it is chronic otitis externa.
4) Granulation tissue also develops in many cases of chronic otitis externa.
In a study of 13 patients with refractory chronic otitis externa, Stuck et al injected triamcinolone directly into the skin of the meatus.
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