ear diseases

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Summary: Pathological processes of the ear, the hearing, and the equilibrium system of the body.

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  1. Lambru G, Bakar N, Matharu M. SUNA and red ear syndrome: a new association and pathophysiological considerations. J Headache Pain. 2013;14:32 pubmed publisher
    ..Lamotrigine was beneficial for her SUNA but not for the RES. Both these disorders are extremely rare therefore their coexistence in the same individual may suggest similar pathophysiological mechanisms rather than a chance association...
  2. Khairi Md Daud M, Noor R, Rahman N, Sidek D, Mohamad A. The effect of mild hearing loss on academic performance in primary school children. Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 2010;74:67-70 pubmed publisher
    ..To determine the prevalence of mild hearing loss and its association with academic performance among primary school children...
  3. Raieli V, Compagno A, Brighina F, La Franca G, Puma D, Ragusa D, et al. Prevalence of red ear syndrome in juvenile primary headaches. Cephalalgia. 2011;31:597-602 pubmed publisher
    ..Aims of this study were (i) to assess the frequency, specificity and sensitivity of RES in a population of pediatric migraineurs and (ii) to establish the pathophysiological mechanisms of RES associated with migraine...
  4. Hannula S, Bloigu R, Majamaa K, Sorri M, Maki Torkko E. Ear diseases and other risk factors for hearing impairment among adults: an epidemiological study. Int J Audiol. 2012;51:833-40 pubmed publisher
    To investigate the prevalence of ear diseases, other otological risk factors potentially affecting hearing, and noise exposure among adults. Furthermore, subject-related factors possibly associated with hearing impairment (HI), i.e...
  5. Ockermann T, Reineke U, Upile T, Ebmeyer J, Sudhoff H. Balloon dilatation eustachian tuboplasty: a clinical study. Laryngoscope. 2010;120:1411-6 pubmed publisher
    ..To assess the feasibility of balloon dilatation eustachian tuboplasty (BET) as an option for treatment of patients with eustachian tube (ET) dysfunction...
  6. Yaman H, Guclu E, Yilmaz S, Ozturk O. Myringosclerosis after tympanostomy tube insertion: relation with tube retention time and gender. Auris Nasus Larynx. 2010;37:676-9 pubmed publisher
    ..Also, the relationship between myringosclerosis both sex and initial age of tube insertion were investigated...
  7. Sklebar D, Sklebar I, Vrabec Matković D, Cengić L. Red ear syndrome--chronic pain syndrome of low prevalence. Acta Clin Croat. 2010;49:327-9 pubmed
    ..Because of various potential pathophysiological mechanisms, literature does not indicate any unique potential treatment approach, and some patients are resistant to any kind of therapy...
  8. Eismann R, Gaul C, Wohlrab J, Marsch W, Fiedler E. Red ear syndrome: case report and review of the literature. Dermatology. 2011;223:196-9 pubmed publisher
    ..Based on her history, the clinical pattern and the unremarkable further diagnostics, we diagnosed RES. A review of the literature is included...
  9. Brawner J, Saunders J, Berryhill W. Laser myringoplasty for tympanic membrane atelectasis. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2008;139:47-50 pubmed publisher
    ..To review our experience with laser myringoplasty using a potassium-titanyl-phosphate (KTP) laser for pars tensa atelectasis...

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  1. Carfrae M, Foyt D. Auricular ossification resulting in external auditory canal stenosis. Ear Nose Throat J. 2008;87:148-9 pubmed
    ..The patient was successfully treated with meatoplasty. Pathologic examination of the removed specimen revealed osseous metaplasia...
  2. Pham B, Rudic M, Bouccara D, Sterkers O, Belmatoug N, Bebear J, et al. Antibodies to myelin protein zero (P0) protein as markers of auto-immune inner ear diseases. Autoimmunity. 2007;40:202-7 pubmed
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate whether the detection of antibodies to myelin protein P0 (MPZ) could be a diagnostic test for inner ear disease of autoimmune cause...
  3. Cox K. Temporomandibular disorder and new aural symptoms. Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2008;134:389-93 pubmed publisher
  4. Metson R, Pletcher S, Poe D. Microdebrider eustachian tuboplasty: A preliminary report. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2007;136:422-7 pubmed
    ..To evaluate microdebrider eustachian tuboplasty for treatment of patients with eustachian tube dysfunction...
  5. Traina O, Cafarchia C, Capelli G, Iacobellis N, Otranto D. In vitro acaricidal activity of four monoterpenes and solvents against Otodectes cynotis (Acari: Psoroptidae). Exp Appl Acarol. 2005;37:141-6 pubmed
  6. Lefkaditis M, Koukeri S, Mihalca A. Prevalence and intensity of Otodectes cynotis in kittens from Thessaloniki area, Greece. Vet Parasitol. 2009;163:374-5 pubmed publisher
    ..19) compared to cats aged under 3 months (22.36). No statistical significance was found between males and females for neither prevalence nor intensity. Differences and similarities with other studies are discussed...
  7. Martinelli C, Giorgini S, Minu M, Orsi A, Leoncini F. Cutaneous leishmaniasis: an atypical case. Int J Dermatol. 2005;44:38-40 pubmed
  8. Ramirez C, Kirsner R. A refractory case of erythromelalgia involving the ears. Am J Otolaryngol. 2004;25:251-4 pubmed
    ..We describe a patient with a 3-year history of refractory burning pain and red ears. A review of clinical features, disease classification, associated diseases, and treatment of this disease is presented...
  9. Rosowski J, Songer J, Nakajima H, Brinsko K, Merchant S. Clinical, experimental, and theoretical investigations of the effect of superior semicircular canal dehiscence on hearing mechanisms. Otol Neurotol. 2004;25:323-32 pubmed
  10. Lam D, Lawrence H, Tenenbaum H. Aural symptoms in temporomandibular disorder patients attending a craniofacial pain unit. J Orofac Pain. 2001;15:146-57 pubmed
  11. Brill T, Funk B, Thaci D, Kaufmann R. Red ear syndrome and auricular erythromelalgia: the same condition?. Clin Exp Dermatol. 2009;34:e626-8 pubmed publisher
    ..In this report, we discuss the similarities and differences between RES and erythromelalgia...
  12. Munguia R, Daniel S. Ototopical antifungals and otomycosis: a review. Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 2008;72:453-9 pubmed publisher
    ..Candida albicans and Aspergillus are the most commonly identified organisms. Antifungals from the Azole class seem to be the most effective, followed by Nystatin and Tolnaftate...
  13. Karaarslan A, Arikan S, Ozcan M, Ozcan K. In vitro activity of terbinafine and itraconazole against Aspergillus species isolated from otomycosis. Mycoses. 2004;47:284-7 pubmed
    ..06-0.125 microg ml-1 for A. flavus (10 strains), 0.125 and 0.125-0.5 microg ml-1 for A. terreus (two strains). It has been observed that both of the antifungal agents showed an in vitro activity against all Aspergillus species tested...
  14. 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
    ..89%. The factors predisposing to or associated with chronic ear disease will be discussed, and the results will be compared with results published from other centers...
  15. Raieli V, Monastero R, Santangelo G, Eliseo G, Eliseo M, Camarda R. Red ear syndrome and migraine: report of eight cases. Headache. 2002;42:147-51 pubmed
    ..The close temporal relationship between the "red ear episodes" and migraine attacks suggests an association between the two conditions...
  16. Fischel Ghodsian N. Genetic factors in aminoglycoside toxicity. Pharmacogenomics. 2005;6:27-36 pubmed
    ..It is the challenge of genomic medicine to translate this more than a decade-old knowledge into clinical practice...
  17. Sand M, Sand D, Boorboor P, Mann B, Altmeyer P, Hoffmann K, et al. Combination of surgical excision and custom designed silicon pressure splint therapy for keloids on the helical rim. Head Face Med. 2007;3:14 pubmed
    ..We report a case of a large ear keloid on the helical rim which was successfully treated with surgery and a custom designed silicon pressure clip...
  18. Rajenderkumar D, Farrell K, Alles R, Savy L. Multiple dehiscence of semicircular canals. J Laryngol Otol. 2007;121:80-2 pubmed
    ..We describe a case with dehiscence of four semicircular canals and in areas not involving the roof of the superior semicircular canal. Features that assist the diagnosis of this condition are reviewed, along with the current literature...
  19. Adhikari P. Pattern of ear diseases in rural school children: experiences of free health camps in Nepal. Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 2009;73:1278-80 pubmed publisher
    ..This study was done to find out the prevalence of different types of ear disease in rural school children of Nepal...
  20. Sterneberg Vos H, Winnepenninckx V, Frank J, Kelleners Smeets N. Ossification of the auricle. Int J Dermatol. 2007;46 Suppl 3:42-4 pubmed
    ..Such unphysiological replacement has been reported in association with local trauma, inflammation, systemic diseases, and hypothermia. Here, we report a patient with unilateral ossification of the auricle secondary to frostbite...
  21. High W, Larson M, Hoang M. Idiopathic bilateral auricular ossificans: a case report and review of the literature. Arch Pathol Lab Med. 2004;128:1432-4 pubmed
    ..Histologic sampling demonstrated ossification with deposition of trabecular bone in proximity to normal elastic cartilage...
  22. Garosi L, Dennis R, Schwarz T. Review of diagnostic imaging of ear diseases in the dog and cat. Vet Radiol Ultrasound. 2003;44:137-46 pubmed
    ..computed tomography and magnetic resonance imaging) are an essential tool in the diagnostic work-up of ear diseases. Conventional radiography is commonly used, but often lacks sensitivity...
  23. Kumar N, Swanson J. The 'red ear syndrome' revisited: two cases and a review of literature. Cephalalgia. 2004;24:305-8 pubmed
  24. Stites P, Boyd A, Zic J. Auricular ossificans (ectopic ossification of the auricle). J Am Acad Dermatol. 2003;49:142-4 pubmed
    ..Ectopic ossification was detected on both radiologic and histologic examination. The previously reported cases are reviewed and possible causative factors are discussed...
  25. Arjona A, Serrano Castro P, Fernández Romero E, Rubi J. The red ear syndrome: five new cases. Cephalalgia. 2005;25:479-80 pubmed
  26. Tuz H, Onder E, Kisnisci R. Prevalence of otologic complaints in patients with temporomandibular disorder. Am J Orthod Dentofacial Orthop. 2003;123:620-3 pubmed
    ..Aural symptoms in patients with internal derangement or myofascial pain and dysfunction, or their combination, were nonspecific...
  27. Boulton P, Purdy R, Bosch E, Dodick D. Primary and secondary red ear syndrome: implications for treatment. Cephalalgia. 2007;27:107-10 pubmed
    ..The pathogenesis in these different circumstances may be distinct, the triggers specific and, when secondary, the disorder may be more resistant to treatment...
  28. Wackym P, Ratigan J, Birck J, Johnson S, Doornink J, Bottlang M, et al. Rapid cVEMP and oVEMP responses elicited by a novel head striker and recording device. Otol Neurotol. 2012;33:1392-400 pubmed publisher
    ..In addition, based on our biomechanical data, the striker was able to reliably produce a consistent and defined head striker impact. ..
  29. Ryan J, Briggs R. Outcomes of the overlay graft technique in tympanoplasty. ANZ J Surg. 2010;80:624-9 pubmed publisher
  30. Shinnabe A, Hara M, Hasegawa M, Matsuzawa S, Kanazawa H, Yoshida N, et al. A comparison of patterns of disease extension in keratosis obturans and external auditory canal cholesteatoma. Otol Neurotol. 2013;34:91-4 pubmed publisher
    ..EACC tends to progress to the mastoid cavity via destruction of the posterior bony canal. This is the first report to investigate differences in pathway of progression to the middle ear cavity in these 2 diseases. ..
  31. Francis S, Katz J, Fanning K, Harris K, Nicholas B, Lacy M, et al. A novel role of cytosolic protein synthesis inhibition in aminoglycoside ototoxicity. J Neurosci. 2013;33:3079-93 pubmed publisher
  32. Skotnicka B, Hassmann Poznańska E. [Clinical and pathological features of cholesteatoma in young children]. Otolaryngol Pol. 2010;64:375-81 pubmed publisher
    ..Children cholesteatoma have been shown to demonstrate aggressive growth with greater extension and higher rates residual and recurrent disease compared with adults, due to anatomic and physiologic differences...
  33. Gehrke M, Sircoglou J, Gnansia D, Tourrel G, Willart J, Danede F, et al. Ear Cubes for local controlled drug delivery to the inner ear. Int J Pharm. 2016;509:85-94 pubmed publisher
    ..Thus, they offer the potential to open up new horizons for innovative therapeutic strategies to treat inner ear diseases and disorders.
  34. Youngs R, Weir N, Tharu P, Bohara R, Bahadur D. Diagnostic otoscopy skills of community ear assistants in Western Nepal. J Laryngol Otol. 2011;125:27-9 pubmed publisher
    ..These results support the development of primary ear care in poorer countries where access to specialist otological services is difficult or impossible. ..
  35. Munshi T, Heckman C, Darlow S. Association between tobacco waterpipe smoking and head and neck conditions: A systematic review. J Am Dent Assoc. 2015;146:760-6 pubmed publisher
    ..WPS is associated with various head and neck conditions. Educational and policy approaches may be required to limit the spread of WPS and its potentially deleterious effects. ..
  36. Alabi B, Salami A, Afolabi O, Aremu S, Olawumi H, Odeigah L, et al. Otologic and audiological evaluation among HIV patients in Ilorin, Nigeria. Nig Q J Hosp Med. 2013;23:29-32 pubmed
    ..The hearing loss can interfere with the communication and specific knowledge vital to the development of best practices towards ensuring the inclusion of hearing impaired in HIV/AIDS prevention and treatment programmes. ..
  37. Porta Etessam J, García Cobos R, Cuadrado M, Casanova I, Lapeña T, Garcia Ramos R. Neuro-otological symptoms in patients with migraine. Neurologia. 2011;26:100-4 pubmed publisher
  38. Djeric D, Jovanovic M, Baljosevic I, Blazić S, Milojević M. External ear canal cholesteatoma after ventilation tube insertion and mastoidectomy. Vojnosanit Pregl. 2012;69:363-6 pubmed
    ..Affected ear CT scan is very helpful in showing the extent of cholesteatoma and bony defects, which could not be assessed by otoscopic examination alone. ..
  39. Liu W, Zhou J, Zhang T, Zhang H, Zhu H, Cheng Y, et al. Synthesis and biological evaluation of cyanoguanidine derivatives of loratadine. Bioorg Med Chem Lett. 2012;22:6076-80 pubmed publisher
    ..The participation of the COX-1/2 enzymes on the cytotoxicity, however, is very unlikely. Nevertheless all compounds showed stronger in vivo anti-inflammatory activity than ibuprofen in the xylene-induced ear swelling assay in mice. ..
  40. Mohd Normani Z, Wan Suhailah W, Nik Adilah N. Test-retest reliability and responsiveness of a Malay tinnitus questionnaire. Med J Malaysia. 2018;73:7-8 pubmed
    Tinnitus is a common complaint among patients with ear diseases and can be serious if not treated...
  41. Vaezeafshar R, Turner J, Li G, Hwang P. Endoscopic hydroxyapatite augmentation for patulous Eustachian tube. Laryngoscope. 2014;124:62-6 pubmed publisher
    ..The procedure is well tolerated and can be performed safely under endoscopic visualization. Hydroxyapatite injection may be a satisfactory alternative to more invasive treatments for PET. ..
  42. Fayemiwo S, Ogunleye V, Adeosun A, Bakare R. Prevalence of otomycosis in Ibadan: a review of laboratory reports. Afr J Med Med Sci. 2010;39 Suppl:219-22 pubmed
    ..C. H., Ibadan, Nigeria. High index of suspicion should be demonstrated by General practitioners and Otorhinolaryngologists. Patients' specimens should be sent to the laboratory as early as possible for prompt diagnosis. ..
  43. McDonald M, Hoffman M, Gentry L, Jiang J. New insights into mechanism of Eustachian tube ventilation based on cine computed tomography images. Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol. 2012;269:1901-7 pubmed publisher
    ..Improved understanding of ET ventilation may facilitate management of middle ear disease as treatment evolves from ventilatory tube placement to ET manipulation...
  44. Ilan O, Marcus E, Cohen Y, Farkash T, Levy R, Sasson A, et al. Eustachian tube dysfunction leading to middle-ear pathology in patients on chronic mechanical ventilation. J Laryngol Otol. 2017;131:817-822 pubmed publisher
    ..044). Middle-ear pathology is common in patients on chronic mechanical ventilation via tracheostomy tube. The highest prevalence was in those with impaired consciousness or cognition, and oral feeding appeared protective. ..
  45. O Neill J, Young O, Conlon B. Major otology day case surgery: viable, cost efficient and safe. Ir J Med Sci. 2011;180:841-4 pubmed publisher
    ..Day surgery in this context is safe, cost efficient and expands the surgical possibilities within our department and specialty. ..
  46. Rijal A, Joshi R, Regmi S, Malla N, Dhungana A, Jha A, et al. Ear diseases in children presenting at Nepal Medical College Teaching Hospital. Nepal Med Coll J. 2011;13:164-8 pubmed
    b>Ear diseases are a common presentation in the ENT out-patient department. These diseases can have sequelae if not treated early which may cause increased morbidity, hearing disability and even mortality...
  47. Fazekas A. [Vertigo--comorbidity with psychiatric disorders]. Ideggyogy Sz. 2010;63:113-7 pubmed
  48. Obasikene G, Adobamen P, Okundia P, Ogusi F. Prevalence of ototoxicity in University of Benin Teaching Hospital, Benin city: a 5-year review. Niger J Clin Pract. 2012;15:453-7 pubmed publisher
    ..2%. Most patients had severe to profound hearing loss at 4000 Hz and at 8000 Hz. Tinnitus was found in 84.8% of the patients. Quinine is still the commonest implicated ototoxic drug in this part of the country. ..
  49. Fogagnolo L, Barreto J, Soares C, Marinho F, Nassif P. Lichen striatus on adult. An Bras Dermatol. 2011;86:142-5 pubmed
    ..The atypical findings and the diagnostic difficulty are discussed. ..
  50. Rieder M, Green G, Park S, Stamper B, Gordon C, Johnson J, et al. A human homeotic transformation resulting from mutations in PLCB4 and GNAI3 causes auriculocondylar syndrome. Am J Hum Genet. 2012;90:907-14 pubmed publisher
    ..This work defines the molecular basis of ACS as a homeotic transformation (mandible to maxilla) in humans. ..
  51. Ren Y, Zhao S. [Development and evaluation of a quality of life scale specific to patients with congenital external and middle ear malformation]. Zhonghua Er Bi Yan Hou Tou Jing Wai Ke Za Zhi. 2010;45:623-7 pubmed
    ..The reliability and validity of this scale was consistent with the demands of psychometrics. Congenital external and middle ear malformation quality of life scale is believable and effective, which can be used for clinical practice. ..
  52. Verver E, Freriks K, Thomeer H, Huygen P, Pennings R, Alfen van der Velden A, et al. Ear and hearing problems in relation to karyotype in children with Turner syndrome. Hear Res. 2011;275:81-8 pubmed publisher
    ..It is for the first time that a relation between hearing problems and karyotype is statistically confirmed in a large group of children with TS...
  53. Sabrautzki S, Janas E, Lorenz Depiereux B, Calzada Wack J, Aguilar Pimentel J, Rathkolb B, et al. An ENU mutagenesis-derived mouse model with a dominant Jak1 mutation resembling phenotypes of systemic autoimmune disease. Am J Pathol. 2013;183:352-68 pubmed publisher
  54. Patigaroo S, Mehfooz N, Patigaroo F, Kirmani M, Waheed A, Bhat S. Clinical characteristics and comparative study of different modalities of treatment of pseudocyst pinna. Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol. 2012;269:1747-54 pubmed publisher
    ..The best treatment is surgical deroofing followed by buttoning with minimum recurrences. An option of simple observation for 2-3 months should be discussed with each patient and was found to be as good as intralesional steroids...
  55. Yoshioka S, Naito K, Fujii N, Katada K. Movement of the Eustachian tube during sniffing in patients with patulous Eustachian tube: evaluation using a 320-row area detector CT scanner. Otol Neurotol. 2013;34:877-83 pubmed publisher
    ..In the present study, movement of the Eustachian tube during sniffing was visualized using area detector CT in patients with patulous Eustachian tube...
  56. Biagio L, Swanepoel D, Adeyemo A, Hall J, Vinck B. Asynchronous video-otoscopy with a telehealth facilitator. Telemed J E Health. 2013;19:252-8 pubmed publisher
    ..The study investigated whether video-otoscopic images taken by a telehealth clinic facilitator are sufficient for accurate asynchronous diagnosis by an otolaryngologist within a heterogeneous population...
  57. Livingstone D, Smith K, Lange B. Scuba diving and otology: a systematic review with recommendations on diagnosis, treatment and post-operative care. Diving Hyperb Med. 2017;47:97-109 pubmed
    ..We created a set of succinct evidence-based recommendations on each topic that should inform clinical decisions by otolaryngologists, dive medicine specialists and primary care providers when faced with diving-related patient pathology. ..
  58. Raieli V, Compagno A, D Amelio M. Red Ear Syndrome. Curr Pain Headache Rep. 2016;20:19 pubmed publisher
    ..Current therapies of RES will be also discussed. Finally, we will resume the more controversial aspects of this relatively new and probably underestimated neurological syndrome. ..
  59. Pethe W, Begall K. [Anomalies of the first branchial cleft - a review]. Laryngorhinootologie. 2012;91:356-61 pubmed publisher
    ..For their accurate diagnosis and safe treatment special embryological and anatomical knowledge is necessary...
  60. Sheaffer A, Sahu J, Lee J. Pseudocyst of the auricle: an uncommon entity of the ear. Skinmed. 2012;10:104-6 pubmed
    ..It remained asymptomatic, without pain or irritation. At that time, the patient declined re-excision with bolster dressing. At 7-month follow-up, he reported the lesion to be stable...
  61. Pardal Fernández J, Bengoa M, Carrascosa Romero M. Periodic Lateralized Epileptiform Discharges (PLEDs) and pneumococcal meningoencephalitis. Eur J Paediatr Neurol. 2012;16:749-52 pubmed publisher
    ..Continuous EEG monitoring should be considered in children with CNS infections presenting with altered sensorium, independent of the presence of seizures...
  62. Beck W. [Field study on the treatment of the feline ear canker caused by Otodectes cynotis with selamectin (Stronghold®)]. Wien Klin Wochenschr. 2010;122 Suppl 3:76-80 pubmed publisher
    ..Selamectin was a practical and well-tolerated treatment of feline otacariasis for the cats included in this study. It was very well tolerated in all cats, local skin irritations on the neck did not occur...
  63. Lundberg T, Biagio de Jager L, Swanepoel D, Laurent C. Diagnostic accuracy of a general practitioner with video-otoscopy collected by a health care facilitator compared to traditional otoscopy. Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 2017;99:49-53 pubmed publisher
    ..70 and 0.80). Video-otoscopy performed by a health care facilitator and assessed asynchronously by a general practitioner had similar or better accuracy compared to face-to-face otoscopy performed by a general practitioner. ..
  64. Zhao J, Chai J, Song H, Han Y, Xu M, Sun T, et al. [Effect of different concentration of tamoxifen ointment on the expression of TGF-beta2 of hypertrophic scar at rabbit ears]. Zhonghua Zheng Xing Wai Ke Za Zhi. 2011;27:213-7 pubmed
  65. Kumar M, Panella N, Magliocca K, Vivas E. Otopolyposis With Middle Ear Allergic Mucin in a Patient With Allergic Fungal Rhinosinusitis. Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol. 2016;125:862-5 pubmed publisher
    ..We encourage otolaryngologists to consider this in the clinical differential diagnosis of patients with a history of AFRS with new onset otologic symptoms. ..
  66. Kido Y, Gordon C, Sakazume S, Ben Bdira E, Dattani M, Wilson L, et al. Further characterization of atypical features in auriculocondylar syndrome caused by recessive PLCB4 mutations. Am J Med Genet A. 2013;161A:2339-46 pubmed publisher
  67. Mozos A, Caballero M, Sole M, Cardesa A. [Amyloidosis of the external auditory canal]. Acta Otorrinolaringol Esp. 2011;62:392-4 pubmed publisher
    ..The external auditory canal (EAC) was narrowed by a subcutaneous nodule. After its extirpation, unilateral localised amyloidosis of the EAC was diagnosed. In these rare cases, it is crucial to rule out systemic amyloidosis...
  68. Garosi L, Lowrie M, Swinbourne N. Neurological manifestations of ear disease in dogs and cats. Vet Clin North Am Small Anim Pract. 2012;42:1143-60 pubmed publisher
    ..The article begins with a description of the neuroanatomy of each of these structures...
  69. Lee J, Jung S, Park C, Hong S. Extensive external auditory canal cholesteatoma in the infratemporal area without mastoid involvement: use of a new surgical technique. Ear Nose Throat J. 2010;89:438-42 pubmed
    ..This simple procedure preserves a normal EAC contour, middle ear space, and mastoid cavity...
  70. Neumann A, Kevenhoerster K, Gostian A. Long-term results of palisade cartilage tympanoplasty. Otol Neurotol. 2010;31:936-9 pubmed
    ..Evaluation of morphologic and functional long-term results of palisade cartilage tympanoplasty (PCT) combined with titanium ossicular replacement prostheses...
  71. Tokgoz B, Ucar C, Kocyigit I, Somdaş M, Unal A, Vural A, et al. Protective effect of N-acetylcysteine from drug-induced ototoxicity in uraemic patients with CAPD peritonitis. Nephrol Dial Transplant. 2011;26:4073-8 pubmed publisher
    ..The aim of this study was to examine whether ototoxicity due to antibiotics used in the treatment of CAPD peritonitis can be prevented by NAC...
  72. Honoré I, Burgel P. Primary ciliary dyskinesia in adults. Rev Mal Respir. 2016;33:165-89 pubmed publisher
    ..Diagnosis and management of primary ciliary dyskinesia remain poorly defined and should be supported by specialized centers to standardize the diagnosis, improve the treatment and promote research. ..
  73. Gondim L, Balen S, Zimmermann K, Pagnossin D, Fialho I, Roggia S. Study of the prevalence of impaired hearing and its determinants in the city of Itajaí, Santa Catarina State, Brazil. Braz J Otorhinolaryngol. 2012;78:27-34 pubmed
    ..The number of people with impaired hearing is increasing; knowing its magnitude is essential for public health...
  74. Bangun K, Chen P, Goh R, Lee H, Chen Z. Negative pressure manoeuvre in microtia reconstruction with autologous rib cartilage. J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg. 2010;63:1279-82 pubmed publisher
    ..This negative pressure manoeuvre provides a simple, safe and consistent approach to achieving a smooth and accentuated contour in auricular reconstruction...
  75. Wilson K, Hoggan R, Shelton C. Tympanoplasty with intact canal wall mastoidectomy for cholesteatoma: long-term surgical outcomes. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2013;149:292-5 pubmed publisher
    ..With different mastoidectomy approaches available to the surgeon for treatment of cholesteatoma, we review long-term outcomes of intact canal wall (ICW) mastoidectomy with tympanoplasty...
  76. Oliveira H, Sampaio A, Oliveira C. DATASUS as a instrument for developing otologic public health policies. Braz J Otorhinolaryngol. 2011;77:369-72 pubmed
    b>Ear diseases are illnesses which represent a relevant group of morbidity. Otitis media, for instance, still is a public health problem today.
  77. Seidenberg P. Mixed martial arts: injury patterns and issues for the ringside physician. Curr Sports Med Rep. 2011;10:147-50 pubmed publisher
    ..More research is needed on injury incidence and prevention in MAA...