Diseases of The Middle Ear
Aboy with ASOM undergoing treatment with penicillin therapy for 7 days now presents with subsidence of pain and persistence of deafness, diagnosis is: [Kolkatta 2008]
|B||Secretory otitis media|
|C||Adhesive otiti media|
a. inadequate antibiotic treatment of acute suppurative otltisrnedia may inactivate infection but fail to-resolve it completely.
b. - Low grade. infection lingers-on which acts as a stimulus for the mucosa-to secrete-more I'l1UCUS which leads to development of serous/secretory otitis media.
a. Secretory otitis media is characterized-by accumulation.of non-purulent effusion in the middle.ear cleft,
b. The fluid collected in serous otitis media is sterile Q
c. It is most commonly seen in children between 2 to 5 years of aqe Q
d. It is.the most common cause of hearing loss in children in developed world Q