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A CLINICAL STUDY AND MANAGEMENT OF OTITIS MEDIA WITH EFFUSION IN CHILDREN
Background & Introduction Otitis media with effusion is a common problem in school going children (5-12 years). OME has a potential to carry on chronically and to cause impairment in hearing and speech development in the absence of early diagnosis and treatment.
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Background & Introduction Otitis media with effusion is a common problem in school going children (5-12 years). OME has a potential to carry on chronically and to cause impairment in hearing and speech development in the absence of early diagnosis and treatment. Tympanostomy tube insertion is recommended for persisting OME and in high-risk patients for complications. However the role of doing adenoidectomy routinely in the same setting is controversial. Studies describing clinical profile, role of investigative tools in diagnosing OME and outcome following surgery from developing countries are rare. The aim of this study was to determine the clinical profile and compare the outcome in hearing improvement ,following Nonsurgical versus Tympanostomy and adenoidectomy done simultaneously in a Random case study of children aged 5 to 12 years and presenting with OME and persistent hearing impairment ...
... followup. Puretone air conduction threshold mean were calculated in pre operative and post operative audiogram considering air conduction threshold at 0.5, 1, and 2 HZ. pre and post operative air conduction threshold mean were compared in both groupA and group B. Then inter group comparison was done. . The mean age at presentation: 8.06 (Â±2.25)yrs; 53% of them were males and 47% were females. Bilateral hearing impairment was seen in 51(85%) and 46 cases had hearing impairment for past 6-12 month; 43(73%) cases has symptoms suggestion of II&III adenoid hypertrophy Abnormal finding were noted in 90% 92% and 90%following percentage of ear examination on pneumatic otoscopy, tympanometry, and acoustic reflexometry. Abnomality of tympanic membrane mobility was documented in atleast one ear in all 60 cases
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