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otorrhea

 [o″to-re´ah]
a discharge from the ear.

o·tor·rhe·a

(ō-tō-rē'ă),
A discharge from the ear.
[oto- + G. rhoia, flow]

otorrhea

/otor·rhea/ (-re´ah) a discharge from the ear.

otorrhea

[ō′tərē′ə]
Etymology: Gk, ous + rhoia, flow
any discharge from the external ear. Otorrhea may be serous, sanguinous, or purulent or contain cerebrospinal fluid. otorrheal, otorrheic, otorrhetic, adj.

otorrhea

A fluid or purulent discharge from the ear through a perforation of the tympanic membrane or through a surgically placed ventilating tube

o·tor·rhe·a

(ō'tō-rē'ă)
A discharge from the ear.
Synonym(s): otorrhoea.
[oto- + G. rhoia, flow]

otorrhea (ō·tōr·rēˑ·),

n discharge from the external portion of the ear; may be sanguineous, serous, or purulent.
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Otitis media.

o·tor·rhe·a

(ō'tō-rē'ă)
Discharge from the ear.
Synonym(s): otorrhoea.
[oto- + G. rhoia, flow]

otorrhea

a discharge from the ear.
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Out of these twenty five cases, there was incisional CSF leakage in twenty four cases, and there was a single case of otorrhea.
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5 years, and the median duration of otorrhea before entry into the study was 3 days.
Primary isolates were from biopsy material (n = 5) or otorrhea fluid (n = 5) and were positive for acid-fast bacilli by direct microscopy for 9 patients.
Perforations can occur, resulting in otorrhea and relief of pain for patients.
The microbiology is basically the same regardless of whether a patient's otorrhea is due to acute or chronic otitis externa, myringitis, chronic suppurative otitis media, or tympanostomy tube otorrhea.
Common presentation of Bezold abscess are fever, otalgia, otorrhea, and cervical swelling, all of which were present in our case.
We conducted a retrospective observational chart review to characterize otorrhea in patients with cleft palate (CP) after tympanostomy tube placement in terms of the bacteria profile, treatment effectiveness, and overall disease burden.
Diagnosis and management of spontaneous cerebrospinal fluid-middle ear effusion and otorrhea.
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For example, the findings of a recent meta-analysis suggest that antibiotics are effective for the treatment of AOM in children younger than 2 years old who have bilateral disease and in children with both otorrhea and AOM (Lancet 2006;368:1429-35).