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215 Possible Causes for Chronic Otitis Media, Increased Susceptibility to Infections, Recurrent Otitis Media

  • Shwachman Syndrome

    Affected individuals with neutropenia may also have additional abnormalities believed to result from an increased susceptibility to infections.[] otitis media, mastoiditis, and two episodes of pneumonia.[] […] infections (otitis media), and skin infections.[]

  • Otitis Media

    Whilst this is often accompanied by a feeling of relief as the pressure inside the ear is released, this can lead to excessive draining of the ear and increases susceptibility[] We reviewed the files of patients with unilateral chronic otitis media.[] Recurrent otitis media:Patients with recurrent otitis media may be placed on daily doses of an antibiotic such as sulfisoxazole or amoxicillin prophylaxis for 3 to 6 months[]

  • Acute Otitis Media

    This increased susceptibility is likely due to the younger infant and child’s shorter eustachian tube, its horizontal position, their limited exposure to both bacterial and[] otitis media with effusion or recurrent acute otitis media.[] This study evaluated the quality of life in children with recurrent acute otitis media aged less than 24 months.[]

  • Granulomatosis with Polyangiitis

    susceptibility to infection cystitis (bladder inflammation) easily broken bones diabetes cognitive changes such as mood swings sterility cancer of the bladder.[] (mainly otitis media/otomastoiditis) was observed in 34.8%.[] otitis media otalgia lower respiratory symptoms hemoptysis renal symptoms hematuria skin leukocytoclastic angiitis Imaging Radiography indication should be performed in all[]

  • Bacterial Otitis Media

    . 68 The association of certain genetic polymorphisms in TNFA, IL6, IL10, and TLR4 (toll-like receptor 4) genotypes with increased susceptibility for otitis media 68 - 70[] Our results provide new insights regarding treatment of chronic otitis media.[] Eleven patients (35%) had a recurrent episode of acute bacterial otitis media during the follow-up period.[]

  • Down Syndrome

    Leukemia, thyroid diseases, autoimmune disorders, epilepsy, intestinal obstruction, and increased susceptibility to infections (including recurrent respiratory infections)[] INTRODUCTION: The high incidence of chronic otitis media with effusion and Eustachian tube dysfunction in children with Down syndrome (DS) may predispose them to cholesteatoma[] The physical exam also reveals bilateral MEE and possible cholesteatoma in the right ear, consistent with chronic otitis media.[]

  • Primary Immune Deficiency Disorder

    The most common symptom of PIDD is an increased susceptibility to infection.[] Scarred tympanic membranes or chronic perforation due to recurrent otitis media is commonly seen in patients with antibody deficiencies.[] Antibody immunodeficiencies are marked by hypo- or dysgammaglobulinemia, recurrent bacterial otitis media, and sinopulmonary infections.[]

  • Primary Ciliary Dyskinesia

    Asthma is associated with increased susceptibility to infection. Minerva Med (2015) 106:1–7. PubMed Abstract Google Scholar 44.[] KEYWORDS: Chronic otitis media with effusion; Chronic rhinosinusitis; Primary ciliary dyskinesia[] Seven cases were complicated with recurrent otitis media and 15 cases were complicated with infertility.[]

  • Chronic Suppurative Otitis Media

    Otitis media is believed to be common in childhood because of their relative susceptibility to infection, increased mass of lymphoid tissues and Eustachian dysfunction 1,[] otitis media.[] KEYWORDS: Sensorineural hearing loss, SNHL, Chronic suppurative otitis media, CSOM, Tympanic membrane, Recurrent otitis media, Deafness.[]

  • Malignant Otitis Media

    Similarly, in the intestinal tract, rotavirus infections may lead to an increase in susceptibility...[] Media 207 Adenoidectomy with and without Tonsillectomy for Otitis Media with Effusion 210 LongLasting Tubes for Otitis Media with Effusion 214 Mastoidectomy in Chronic Otitis[] Their susceptibility to pseudomonas infection is increased by their ear wax being less acidic and having a lower lysozyme content, more favourable to pseudomonas infection[]

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