Tympanostomy tubes and otorrhea

Peter S. Roland, Tyler W. Scoresby

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Abstract

Key Points: Otitis media represents failure of eustachian tube function. Patent tubes effectively address eustachian tube dysfunction. Most common indications are recurrent acute otitis media and chronic otitis media with effusion. Common complications are otorrhea, tympanic membrane perforation, and foreign body reaction.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationPediatric Otolaryngology for the Clinician
PublisherHumana Press
Pages61-65
Number of pages5
ISBN (Print)9781588295422
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 1 2009

Keywords

  • Acute otitis media
  • Chronic otitis media with effusion
  • Eustachian tube
  • Tympanostomy tubes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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    Roland, P. S., & Scoresby, T. W. (2009). Tympanostomy tubes and otorrhea. In Pediatric Otolaryngology for the Clinician (pp. 61-65). Humana Press. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-60327-127-1_8