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Diseases of The Ear

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A femalediabetic have severe ear pain, granulation tissue in external ear with Facial palsy is due to: [DNB June 2012]



A Malignant otitis externa

B Herpes zoster otitis

C Otomycosis

D None

Ans. A Malignant Otitis externa

Malignant Otitis externa - can ca sedestruction of tissu s of canal, pre a d post auricular region by various enzymes like lecithinase and hemolysis. infection can spread to skull base and jugular foramen causing multiple cranial nerve palsies in which most common is facal nerve palsy.Q

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