Diseases of The Middle Ear
True about CSOM: (LQ)
|A||Etiology is multiple. bacteria|
|B||Oral antibiotics are not affected|
|C||Ear drops are best|
|D||Ottic hydrocephalus isa known complication|
|E||Common in females than males|
CSOM is caused by multiple bacteria - both aerobic and anaeroblC.? -
Their is no sex predilection in CSOM - both sexes are affected equally. Q
Treatment ofTubotympanic type of CSOM is aural toileting and antibiotic ear drops.
As far as oral antibiotics are concerned.
"They are useful in acute exacerbotion of chronically infected ear, otherwise role of systemic antibiotics in the
treatment of CSOM is limited:'
• Otitic hydrocephalus - is a rare complication of CSOM.