malignant external otitis

malignant external otitis

a life-threatening Pseudomonas osteomyelitis of the temporal bone in old people with diabetes that begins with ear pain and swelling of and discharge from the external auditory canal.

necrotising external otitis

Otitis externa accompanied by osteomyelitis and bone erosion, which often arises in a background of Pseudomonas otitis in patients who are elderly, diabetic and/or immunocompromised.

ma·lig·nant ex·ter·nal o·ti·tis

(mă-lig'nănt eks-tĕr'nălō-tī'tis)
A life-threatening Pseudomonas osteomyelitis of the temporal bone in elderly people with diabetes that begins with ear pain and swelling of and discharge from the external auditory canal.
Synonym(s): Pseudomonas osteomyelitis.
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Ciprofloxacin: Drug of choice in the treatment of malignant external otitis (MEO).
Clinical records malignant external otitis in an infant.
The second diagnosis is what I think this patient has: malignant external otitis, an infection caused by Pseudomonas aeruginosa in virtually 100% of cases.
I think this man has malignant external otitis in a very unfortunate presentation.
Narozny W, Kuczkowski J, Stankiewicz C, Kot J, Mikaszewski B, Przewozny T: Value of hyperbaric oxygen in bacterial and fungal malignant external otitis treatment.
Malignant External Otitis With Multiple Cranial Nerve Palsies: The Use Of Hyperbaric Oxygen.
2) In 1968, Chandler coined the term malignant external otitis to emphasize the high mortality and morbidity associated with this disease.
The value of quantitative gallium-67 single-photon emission tomography in the clinical management of malignant external otitis.
Histopathology of the soft parts in 50 patients with malignant external otitis.
Judging from the literature on malignant external otitis media, [11,2] we believed that we would need at least 6 weeks of antibiotic therapy.

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