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Diseases of The Ear

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Common.ca uses of otitis externa: (LQ)



A Aspergillus
B Mucor

C Candida
D Pseudomonas

E Klebsiella

Ans. A C and D Asperqlllus, Candida and Pseudomonas Ref. Current otolaryngology 2nd/ed pg 629, 630

Otitis extern a is an inflammatory and infectious process of the external auditory canal which is seen in all aqes and both sexes.

M/C organism causing otitis externa are

a. Pseudomonas aeruqinosa?

b. Staphylococcus aureus

Less commonly isolated organisms are -

a. Proteus species

b. Staphylococcus epidermidis

c. Diphtheroids

d. E.coli

Fungal Otitis Externa/Otomycosis

It is responsible for - 10% of the cases of otitis extern a

In 80% of cases organism is aspergillusQ

2nd M/C organism is candida

Other more rare fungal pathogens include

Phycoo<ycetes

Rhizopus

Actinomyces

Penicillium

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