suppurative otitis media

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Summary: Inflammation of the middle ear with purulent discharge.

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  1. Matanda R, Muyunga K, Sabue M, Creten W, Van de Heyning P. Chronic suppurative otitis media and related complications at the University Clinic of Kinshasa. B-ENT. 2005;1:57-62 pubmed
    ..2002, the ENT department of the University Clinic of Kinshasa treated 343 patients suffering from chronic suppurative otitis media (CSOM) and complications...
  2. Lasisi A. The role of retinol in the etiology and outcome of suppurative otitis media. Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol. 2009;266:647-52 pubmed publisher
    ..aim of this study is to determine the significance of the role of serum retinol in the etiology of acute suppurative otitis media (ASOM) and its chronicity (CSOM)...
  3. Homøe P, Bjarnsholt T, Wessman M, Sørensen H, Johansen H. Morphological evidence of biofilm formation in Greenlanders with chronic suppurative otitis media. Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol. 2009;266:1533-8 pubmed publisher
    Biofilm may explain the recurrences and recalcitrant episodes of otorrhea in chronic suppurative otitis media (CSOM). This study investigates bacterial biofilm in Greenlanders with CSOM and chronic otitis media with effusion (COME)...
  4. Grewal D, Hathiram B, Dwivedi A, Kumar L, Sheth K, Srivastava S. Labyrinthine fistula: a complication of chronic suppurative otitis media. J Laryngol Otol. 2003;117:353-7 pubmed
    A labyrinthine fistula is a frequent complication of long-standing unsafe chronic suppurative otitis media. It is characterized by a slowly progressive erosion of the bony labyrinth...
  5. Lasisi A, Sulaiman O, Afolabi O. Socio-economic status and hearing loss in chronic suppurative otitis media in Nigeria. Ann Trop Paediatr. 2007;27:291-6 pubmed
    Hearing loss is reported in about 50% of cases of chronic suppurative otitis media (CSOM).
  6. Brook I, Yocum P. Quantitative bacterial cultures and beta-lactamase activity in chronic suppurative otitis media. Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol. 1989;98:293-7 pubmed
    Aspiration of the exudate through open perforation was performed in 54 children with chronic suppurative otitis media. Eighty aerobic and 81 anaerobic isolates were recovered...
  7. Leach A, Wood Y, Gadil E, Stubbs E, Morris P. Topical ciprofloxin versus topical framycetin-gramicidin-dexamethasone in Australian aboriginal children with recently treated chronic suppurative otitis media: a randomized controlled trial. Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2008;27:692-8 pubmed publisher
    Chronic suppurative otitis media (CSOM) affects many children in disadvantaged populations. The most appropriate topical antibiotic treatment in children with persistent disease is unclear.
  8. Dhooge I, Albers F, van Cauwenberge P. Intratemporal and intracranial complications of acute suppurative otitis media in children: renewed interest. Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 1999;49 Suppl 1:S109-14 pubmed
    ..We have to maintain a high level of clinical awareness. If there is insufficient improvement of the patient with the appropriate conservative treatment, radioimaging followed by the necessary surgical procedures should be performed...
  9. Gianoli G, Soileau J. Chronic suppurative otitis media, caloric testing, and rotational chair testing. Otol Neurotol. 2008;29:13-5 pubmed
    To determine the incidence of caloric and rotational chair testing (ROT) abnormalities in a group of patients with chronic suppurative otitis media (CSOM) and to correlate caloric test results with ROT.

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  1. Couzos S, Lea T, Mueller R, Murray R, Culbong M. Effectiveness of ototopical antibiotics for chronic suppurative otitis media in Aboriginal children: a community-based, multicentre, double-blind randomised controlled trial. Med J Aust. 2003;179:185-90 pubmed
    ..3%; CIP) with framycetin (0.5%), gramicidin, dexamethasone (FGD) eardrops (5 drops twice daily for 9 days) together with povidone-iodine (0.5%) ear cleaning as treatments for chronic suppurative otitis media (CSOM) in Aboriginal children.
  2. Dohar J, Hebda P, Veeh R, Awad M, Costerton J, Hayes J, et al. Mucosal biofilm formation on middle-ear mucosa in a nonhuman primate model of chronic suppurative otitis media. Laryngoscope. 2005;115:1469-72 pubmed
    ..Perhaps the best studied pathogen for its propensity toward biofilm formation is Pseudomonas aeruginosa, also the primary pathogen in chronic suppurative otitis media (CSOM).
  3. Gul H, Kurnaz A, Turhan V, Oncul O, Pahsa A. [Microorganisms isolated from middle ear cultures and their antibacterial susceptibility in patients with chronic suppurative otitis media]. Kulak Burun Bogaz Ihtis Derg. 2006;16:164-8 pubmed
    This study sought to determine causative microorganisms of chronic suppurative otitis media and their antibacterial susceptibility.
  4. Verhoeff M, van der Veen E, Rovers M, Sanders E, Schilder A. Chronic suppurative otitis media: a review. Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 2006;70:1-12 pubmed
    Chronic suppurative otitis media (CSOM) remains one of the most common childhood chronic infectious diseases worldwide...
  5. Baba S, Mori Y, Suzuki K, Unno T, Kawabori S, Yanai T, et al. [Evaluation of the efficacy of ceftriaxone in acute suppurative otitis media and acute exacerbation of chronic suppurative otitis media. A comparative study with cefotiam as the control]. Jpn J Antibiot. 1989;42:212-47 pubmed
    ..efficacy and the safety of ceftriaxone (CTRX) using once daily administration of 1 g to cases of acute suppurative otitis media and acute exacerbation of chronic suppurative otitis media, a group comparison study by the envelope ..
  6. Basavaraj S, Shanks M, Sivaji N, Allen A. Cochlear implantation and management of chronic suppurative otitis media: single stage procedure?. Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol. 2005;262:852-5 pubmed
    ..Cholesteatoma reoccurred in one patient 9 years after cochlear implantation. Surgical procedures, complications, follow-up and outcomes are discussed...
  7. van der Veen E, Schilder A, van Heerbeek N, Verhoeff M, Zielhuis G, Rovers M. Predictors of chronic suppurative otitis media in children. Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2006;132:1115-8 pubmed
    To determine which factors predict development of chronic suppurative otitis media (CSOM) in children.
  8. Dubey S, Larawin V. Complications of chronic suppurative otitis media and their management. Laryngoscope. 2007;117:264-7 pubmed
    The objective of this is to determine the incidence of otogenic complications of chronic suppurative otitis media (CSOM) and its management.
  9. Cho K, Lee D, Jung S, Kim J. A case of an inflammatory myofibroblastic tumor of the mastoid presenting with chronic suppurative otitis media. Auris Nasus Larynx. 2007;34:523-6 pubmed
    ..The initial clinical diagnosis was chronic suppurative otitis media and mastoiditis, and the patient underwent a canal-wall down tympanomastoidectomy through a ..
  10. Akinpelu O, Amusa Y, Komolafe E, Adeolu A, Oladele A, Ameye S. Challenges in management of chronic suppurative otitis media in a developing country. J Laryngol Otol. 2008;122:16-20 pubmed
    In developing countries, the rate of complications from chronic suppurative otitis media is still high, due to factors associated with poverty...
  11. Yeo S, Park D, Hong S, Cha C, Kim M. Bacteriology of chronic suppurative otitis media--a multicenter study. Acta Otolaryngol. 2007;127:1062-7 pubmed
    ..Bacterial predominance and antibiotic sensitivity have changed over time, making continuous and periodic surveillance necessary in guiding appropriate antibacterial therapy...
  12. Roland P. Chronic suppurative otitis media: a clinical overview. Ear Nose Throat J. 2002;81:8-10 pubmed
  13. Minja B, Moshi N, Ingvarsson L, Bastos I, Grenner J. Chronic suppurative otitis media in Tanzanian school children and its effects on hearing. East Afr Med J. 2006;83:322-5 pubmed
    To compare different treatment regimens of chronic suppurative otitis media (CSOM) in school children, in regard to their consequence in hearing and discharge from the ear drum perforation.
  14. Kamal N, Joarder A, Chowdhury A, Khan A. Prevalence of chronic suppurative otitis media among the children living in two selected slums of Dhaka City. Bangladesh Med Res Counc Bull. 2004;30:95-104 pubmed
    Chronic Suppurative Otitis Media (CSOM) is one of the important health problems in our country. Serious complications may arise from it...
  15. Olatoke F, Ologe F, Nwawolo C, Saka M. The prevalence of hearing loss among schoolchildren with chronic suppurative otitis media in Nigeria, and its effect on academic performance. Ear Nose Throat J. 2008;87:E19 pubmed
    ..the prevalence of hearing loss among 1,500 Nigerian schoolchildren aged 9 to 15 years who had chronic suppurative otitis media (CSOM)...
  16. Ologe F, Nwawolo C. Prevalence of chronic suppurative otitis media (CSOM) among school children in a rural community in Nigeria. Niger Postgrad Med J. 2002;9:63-6 pubmed
    ..The highest is seen among the age group of 2-5 years. Unilateral disease was most prevalent (79.5%); 99% of the pupils had tubotympanic disease. Active disease was observed in 27.7% of the cases of CSOM...
  17. Loy A, Tan A, Lu P. Microbiology of chronic suppurative otitis media in Singapore. Singapore Med J. 2002;43:296-9 pubmed
    The objective of the study was to study the microflora and the antibiograms of patients with chronic suppurative otitis media (CSOM) in Singapore. Ninety patients with CSOM were prospectively studied...
  18. Aslam M, Ahmed Z, Azim R. Microbiology and drug sensitivity patterns of chronic suppurative otitis media. J Coll Physicians Surg Pak. 2004;14:459-61 pubmed
    ..To identify the commonest microorganisms associated with chronic discharging ears and their antimicrobial sensitivities...
  19. Woodfield G, Dugdale A. Evidence behind the WHO guidelines: hospital care for children: what is the most effective antibiotic regime for chronic suppurative otitis media in children?. J Trop Pediatr. 2008;54:151-6 pubmed publisher
  20. Nyembue D, Tshiswaka J, Sabue M, Muyunga C. Bacteriology of chronic suppurative otitis media in congolese children. Acta Otorhinolaryngol Belg. 2003;57:205-8 pubmed
    The study intended to identify bacteria active in the chronic suppurative otitis media and to determine their sensitivity to current antibiotics.
  21. El Kashlan H, Arts H, Telian S. Cochlear implantation in chronic suppurative otitis media. Otol Neurotol. 2002;23:53-5 pubmed
    To evaluate management options for cochlear implantation in patients with chronic suppurative otitis media.
  22. Nwabuisi C, Ologe F. Pathogenic agents of chronic suppurative otitis media in Ilorin, Nigeria. East Afr Med J. 2002;79:202-5 pubmed
    To determine the type and pattern of antibiotic susceptibility of the pathogenic micro-organisms causing chronic suppurative otitis media (CSOM) in our environment.
  23. Zakzouk S, Hajjaj M. Epidemiology of chronic suppurative otitis media among Saudi children--a comparative study of two decades. Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 2002;62:215-8 pubmed
    An epidemiological survey to study the prevalence of chronic suppurative otitis media (CSOM) was completed in February 2000. About 9540 children aged up to 12 years were examined clinically by an otolaryngologist. All 125 children (1...
  24. Ologe F, Nwawolo C. Chronic suppurative otitis media in school pupils in Nigeria. East Afr Med J. 2003;80:130-4 pubmed
    ..To compare the prevalence of chronic supperative otitis media (CSOM) among two populations of school children...
  25. Lasisi A, Olaniyan F, Muibi S, Azeez I, Abdulwasiu K, Lasisi T, et al. Clinical and demographic risk factors associated with chronic suppurative otitis media. Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 2007;71:1549-54 pubmed
    The incidence of chronic suppurative otitis media (CSOM) is high worldwide but increasing occurrence of complications appear peculiar to West Africa...
  26. Pandey A, Bapuraj J, Gupta A, Khandelwal N. Is there a role for virtual otoscopy in the preoperative assessment of the ossicular chain in chronic suppurative otitis media? Comparison of HRCT and virtual otoscopy with surgical findings. Eur Radiol. 2009;19:1408-16 pubmed publisher
    ..otoscopy and 3D ossicular reconstruction in the preoperative assessment of the ossicles in chronic suppurative otitis media. Thirty three patients of chronic suppurative otitis media with conductive deafness (air-bone gap > 35 ..
  27. Saini S, Gupta N, Aparna -, Seema -, Sachdeva O. Bacteriological study of paediatric and adult chronic suppurative otitis media. Indian J Pathol Microbiol. 2005;48:413-6 pubmed
    Chronic suppurative otitis media (CSOM) is one of the commonest illnesses in ENT practice which requires medical attention all the more in children of poor socio-economic status having in past inadequate treatment and negligent medical ..
  28. Brook I. The role of anaerobic bacteria in chronic suppurative otitis media in children: implications for medical therapy. Anaerobe. 2008;14:297-300 pubmed publisher
    This review describes the microbiology, diagnosis and medical management of chronic suppurative otitis media (CSOM) in children highlighting the role of anaerobic bacteria...
  29. Silveira Netto L, da Costa S, Sleifer P, Braga M. The impact of chronic suppurative otitis media on children's and teenagers' hearing. Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 2009;73:1751-6 pubmed publisher
    ..bone conduction thresholds and air-bone gaps of children and teenagers between those with chronic suppurative otitis media with cholesteatoma and those without cholesteatoma...
  30. Maharjan M, Kafle P, Bista M, Shrestha S, Toran K. Observation of hearing loss in patients with chronic suppurative otitis media tubotympanic type. Kathmandu Univ Med J (KUMJ). 2009;7:397-401 pubmed
    ..This study is carried out to find out the relation between size and site of tympanic membrane perforation and duration of ear discharge on hearing loss...
  31. Baba S, Yagi T, Fujikura T. Subjective evaluation and overall satisfaction after tympanoplasty for chronic simple suppurative otitis media. J Nippon Med Sch. 2004;71:17-24 pubmed
    A questionnaire survey was conducted in 324 patients with chronic, simple, suppurative otitis media who had undergone tympanoplasty 6 months or more previously to investigate post-operative hearing, tinnitus, vertigo, occlusive feeling of ..
  32. Maeda T, Shibahara T, Kimura K, Wada Y, Sato K, Imada Y, et al. Mycoplasma bovis-associated suppurative otitis media and pneumonia in bull calves. J Comp Pathol. 2003;129:100-10 pubmed
    ..The present results show that M. bovis spreads to multiple organs and is capable of invading various kinds of host cell. The intracellular localization may be favourable for evading host immune responses...
  33. Bluestone C. Efficacy of ofloxacin and other ototopical preparations for chronic suppurative otitis media in children. Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2001;20:111-5; discussion 120-2 pubmed
    ..However, treatment with ofloxacin is FDA-approved when AOM occurs in children who have a tympanostomy tube in place, and effective treatment of this acute infection should prevent the subsequent development of CSOM...
  34. Carrillo R, Yang N, Abes G. Probabilities of ossicular discontinuity in chronic suppurative otitis media using pure-tone audiometry. Otol Neurotol. 2007;28:1034-7 pubmed
    To analyze the likelihood ratios (LRs) and predictive values of preoperative air-bone gap (ABG) levels on the presence of gross ossicular discontinuity (OD) among chronic suppurative otitis media (CSOM) patients.
  35. Park D, Lee S, Cha C, Lee S, Lee M, Yeo S. Antimicrobial resistance of Staphylococcus from otorrhea in chronic suppurative otitis media and comparison with results of all isolated Staphylococci. Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2008;27:571-7 pubmed publisher
    Staphylococcus is one of the most important pathogenic bacteria in chronic suppurative otitis media (CSOM)...
  36. de Azevedo A, Pinto D, de Souza N, Greco D, Gonçalves D. Sensorineural hearing loss in chronic suppurative otitis media with and without cholesteatoma. Braz J Otorhinolaryngol. 2007;73:671-4 pubmed
    Sensorineural hearing loss (SNHL) related to chronic suppurative otitis media (CSOM) was studied to clarify the involvement of cholesteatomas in this context.
  37. Onyon C, Goodyear H. Unusually positioned abscesses of the head and neck following suppurative otitis media. Br J Hosp Med (Lond). 2007;68:270-1 pubmed
  38. Wu W, Han D, Wang J, Yang W. [The observation of delayed facial paralysis after middle ear and mastoid surgery: 10 cases analysis]. Lin Chuang Er Bi Yan Hou Ke Za Zhi. 2004;18:200-1 pubmed
    ..The local edema of facial nerve in response to minor surgical procedures is speculated to be the primary cause of DFP, and it may also be accelerated by the infections of herpes simplex subsequently. ..
  39. Foley P, LiPuma J, Feldman S. Outbreak of otitis media caused by Burkholderia gladioli infection in immunocompromised mice. Comp Med. 2004;54:93-9 pubmed
    ..The source and epidemiology of this organism remain unknown. This epizootic serves as an important reminder that immunocompromised rodent colonies may harbor important human opportunistic pathogens...
  40. Vlastos I, Kandiloros D, Manolopoulos L, Ferekidis E, Yiotakis I. Quality of life in children with chronic suppurative otitis media with or without cholesteatoma. Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 2009;73:363-9 pubmed publisher
    To validate a disease-specific health related quality of life (HRQOL) instrument for children with chronic suppurative otitis media with or without cholesteatoma.
  41. Friedman O, Deutsch E, Reilly J, Cook S. The feasibility of office-based laser-assisted tympanic membrane fenestration with tympanostomy tube insertion: the duPont Hospital experience. Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 2002;62:31-5 pubmed
    ..Office-based laser-assisted tympanic membrane fenestration with tympanostomy tube insertion is a safe and effective alternative to tube placement in the operating room. The outcome compares favorably with previously published data. ..
  42. Saunders J, Raju R, Boone J, Berryhill W. Current bacteriology of suppurative otitis: resistant patterns and outcomes analysis. Otol Neurotol. 2009;30:339-43 pubmed publisher
    ..Highly resistant bacteria were associated with an increased rate of treatment failure. Culture plays an essential role in the management of refractory otorrhea. ..
  43. Nadol J, Eddington D. Histologic evaluation of the tissue seal and biologic response around cochlear implant electrodes in the human. Otol Neurotol. 2004;25:257-62 pubmed
    ..situation, namely stapedectomy, delayed meningitis could occur as a complication of ipsilateral acute suppurative otitis media in which there was open communication between the middle ear and perilymph...
  44. Adkesson M, Citino S, Dennis P, Fiorello C, Lafortune M, Bennett R. Medical and surgical management of otitis in captive bongo (Tragelaphus eurycerus). J Zoo Wildl Med. 2009;40:332-43 pubmed
    ..Surgery was successful in providing complete clinical resolution of the otitis and is recommended for severe cases that fail to respond to less invasive management. ..
  45. Orji F, Ukaegbe O, Alex Okoro J, Ofoegbu V, Okorafor I. The changing epidemiological and complications profile of chronic suppurative otitis media in a developing country after two decades. Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol. 2016;273:2461-6 pubmed publisher
    To evaluate the shift in epidemiological and complication profiles of chronic suppurative otitis media (CSOM) over two decades in a resource-limited economy...
  46. Sung C, Kim H, Cho Y, Shin S, Jang C. Evaluating the ototoxicity of an anti-MRSA peptide KR-12-a2. Braz J Otorhinolaryngol. 2018;84:441-447 pubmed publisher
    Methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus is an emerging problem for the treatment of chronic suppurative otitis media, and also for pediatric tympanostomy tube otorrhea...
  47. Furuno J, Metlay J, Harnett J, Wilson J, Langenberg P, McGregor J, et al. Population antibiotic susceptibility for Streptococcus pneumoniae and treatment outcomes in common respiratory tract infections. Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf. 2006;15:1-9 pubmed
    ..On the population level, in vitro S. pneumoniae nonsusceptibility to macrolide or beta-lactam antibiotics was not associated with treatment failure in conditions of probable S. pneumoniae etiology. ..
  48. Palomar García V, Palomar Asenjo V. Are some ear drops ototoxic or potentially ototoxic?. Acta Otolaryngol. 2001;121:565-8 pubmed
    ..which are commonly used for treatment in humans, are ototoxic in animals and may also be ototoxic in humans. Therefore, the use of other substances which have the same action but are not ototoxic ..
  49. De Schepper S, Schmelzer B. [Local treatment of otitis media and otitis externa: the role of quinolones]. Acta Otorhinolaryngol Belg. 1994;48:67-70 pubmed
    Patients suffering from suppurative otitis media and externa, and in whom pseudomonas species are present, were treated twice daily by local instillation of ciprofloxacin 0.2%...
  50. van Hasselt P, van Kregten E. Treatment of chronic suppurative otitis media with ofloxacin in hydroxypropyl methylcellulose ear drops: a clinical/bacteriological study in a rural area of Malawi. Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 2002;63:49-56 pubmed
    Chronic suppurative otitis media in young children is a major problem in Africa, with socio-economic consequences at a later age. Common treatment regimens with antibiotics are expensive and often not practically feasible...
  51. Watson G, Silva S, Lawless T, Harling J, Sheehan P. Bone anchored hearing aids: a preliminary assessment of the impact on outpatients and cost when rehabilitating hearing in chronic suppurative otitis media. Clin Otolaryngol. 2008;33:338-42 pubmed publisher
    ..and potential savings pre- and post-bone anchored hearing aid (BAHA) insertion in patients with chronic suppurative otitis media exacerbated by behind the ear hearing aids. A retrospective pilot study. District General Hospital...
  52. Kutluhan A, Yurttas V, Kaya Z, Ural A, Yuca K, Kiris M. [Evaluation of factors that affect the technique to be used in cholesteatoma surgery]. Kulak Burun Bogaz Ihtis Derg. 2007;17:206-11 pubmed
    ..All the patients (n=34) who had chronic otitis media complications associated with cholesteatoma were in group A. Our findings suggest that selection of the technique for cholesteatoma surgery depends on more than one factor. ..
  53. Verfaillie J, Clarysse J, Loncke R, Tanghe W. [Otologic manifestations of Wegener's disease]. Acta Otorhinolaryngol Belg. 1992;46:369-73 pubmed
    ..Symptoms are referable to those of an acute otitis media with impaired hearing. The ANCA test is helpful in the diagnosis. Immunosuppressive therapy in association with corticosteroids is the treatment of choice. ..
  54. Ozcan M, Ozcan K, Karaarslan A, Karaarslan F. Concomitant otomycosis and dermatomycoses: a clinical and microbiological study. Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol. 2003;260:24-7 pubmed
    ..Dermatomycoses must be investigated in patients with otomycosis and must be treated simultaneously in order to prevent the recurrence of both...
  55. Myer C. Historical perspective on the use of otic antimicrobial agents. Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2001;20:98-101; discussion 120-2 pubmed
    ..This article details the transition from treatment of otorrhea with nonspecific means to an era of antimicrobial therapy based on sound scientific evidence...
  56. Ataman T. Cholesteatoma of the tympanic part of the temporal bone. Int Tinnitus J. 2007;13:45-8 pubmed
    ..These more severe cases required surgical correction (removal of the sac of cholesteatoma) with very good results. Pathogenesis and differential diagnosis are discussed...
  57. Straetmans J, Lok W, Stokroos R. Horner's syndrome as a complication of acute otitis media. B-ENT. 2006;2:181-4 pubmed
    ..Recognition of the Horner's syndrome is of importance because it may be an early sign of an extracranial complication of AOM...
  58. Ayache S, Braccini F, Facon F, Thomassin J. Adipose graft: an original option in myringoplasty. Otol Neurotol. 2003;24:158-64 pubmed
    ..To describe the fat graft as a reconstructive material in myringoplasty...
  59. Alabi B, Abdulkarim A, Fatai O, Abdulmajeed S. Prevalence of acute otitis media among children with pyrexia in a Nigerian hospital. Auris Nasus Larynx. 2009;36:532-5 pubmed publisher
    ..This was to determine the prevalence of acute otitis media in children with pyrexia in an area with malaria endemicity and also the relevance of socio-economic factors on AOM...
  60. Homøe P, Nikoghosyan G, Siim C, Bretlau P. Hearing outcomes after mobile ear surgery for chronic otitis media in Greenland. Int J Circumpolar Health. 2008;67:452-60 pubmed
    ..Chronic otitis media (COM) with hearing loss (HL) occurs frequently in many populations with limited access to specialized treatment. This article reports on the hearing outcomes following mobile ear surgery in Greenland...
  61. White P, Hermansson A, Svanborg C, Briles D, Prellner K. Effects of active immunization with a pneumococcal surface protein (PspA) and of locally applied antibodies in experimental otitis media. ORL J Otorhinolaryngol Relat Spec. 1999;61:206-11 pubmed
    ..026). Thus, purulent (acute) otitis media can be reduced by local application of antibodies in the middle ear and also by immunization with a non-type-specific pneumococcal protein, PspA...
  62. Martinez Del Pero M, Moffat D, Sudhoff H. Unusual presentation of temporal bone involvement in Churg-Strauss syndrome. J Laryngol Otol. 2008;122:425-7 pubmed
    ..To present a case of a 60-year-old male with a history of sudden onset sensorineural hearing loss due to Churg-Strauss syndrome...
  63. Babić B, Arsović N. [Assessment of senses of hearing and balance in chronic suppurative otitis media]. Srp Arh Celok Lek. 2008;136:307-12 pubmed
    Chronic suppurative otitis media is among the most frequent illnesses treated in ENT wards. To establish the diagnosis, otomicroscopy alone usually suffice. Assessing the sense of hearing, often the sense of balance, too, is mandatory...
  64. Jovanovic M, Jovanovic M, Vidojević M, Berisavac I, Milenkovic S. [A double abscess of the cerebellum of otogenic origin]. Srp Arh Celok Lek. 2001;129:300-3 pubmed
    ..In this article we present an interesting case from our practice, a double abscess of the cerebellum of otogenic origin, which was successfully treated by simultaneous approach of neurosurgeon and otosurgeon...
  65. Jaryszak E, Sampson E, Antonelli P. Biofilm formation by Pseudomonas aeruginosa on ossicular reconstruction prostheses. Am J Otolaryngol. 2009;30:367-70 pubmed publisher
    ..The purpose of this experiment was to determine if PA forms biofilm on different ossicular chain reconstruction prostheses to a different degree...
  66. Mankhambo L, Phiri A, Chiwaya K, Graham S. Brain abscesses in Malawian children: value of CT scan. Ann Trop Paediatr. 2008;28:79-85 pubmed publisher
    ..case was associated with staphylococcal empyema and severe malarial anaemia and another case with chronic suppurative otitis media and mastoiditis. The third case had no identified extracranial focus of infection...
  67. Albert R, Job A, Kuruvilla G, Joseph R, Brahmadathan K, John A. Outcome of bacterial culture from mastoid granulations: is it relevant in chronic ear disease?. J Laryngol Otol. 2005;119:774-8 pubmed
    ..the presence of bacteria in mastoid granulations and compare its prevalence in both types of chronic suppurative otitis media (CSOM)...
  68. Thorne M, Chewaproug L, Elden L. Suppurative complications of acute otitis media: changes in frequency over time. Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2009;135:638-41 pubmed publisher
    ..To review the experience at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia in the management of suppurative complications of acute otitis media from 2000 to 2007, with an emphasis on changes in frequency over time...
  69. Alper C, Dohar J, Gulhan M, Ozunlu A, Bagger Sjobak D, Hebda P, et al. Treatment of chronic suppurative otitis media with topical tobramycin and dexamethasone. Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2000;126:165-73 pubmed
    ..the safety and efficacy of a topical combination of tobramycin and dexamethasone in a primate model of chronic suppurative otitis media (CSOM) and to explore the contribution of the added topical steroid for the treatment of CSOM.