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Risk factors for otitis media with effusion: case-control study in Sicilian schoolchildren.
OBJECTIVE To identify the prevalence and demographic, maternal and child risk factors for otitis media with effusion (OME) in Sicilian schoolchildren and analyse the results with reference to theExpand
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Assessing audiological, pathophysiological and psychological variables in tinnitus patients with or without hearing loss
The aim of this work is to study the characteristics of tinnitus both in normal hearing subjects and in patients with hearing loss. The study considered tinnitus sufferers, ranging from 21 to 83Expand
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Prelingual sensorineural hearing loss and infants at risk: Western Sicily report.
OBJECTIVE To evaluate independent etiologic factor associated with sensorineural hearing loss (SNHL) in newborn at risk; to study the role of their interaction especially in NICU infants who presentExpand
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Investigation of Tinnitus Patients in Italy: Clinical and Audiological Characteristics
Objective. 312 tinnitus sufferers were studied in order to analyze: the clinical characteristics of tinnitus; the presence of tinnitus-age correlation and tinnitus-hearing loss correlation; theExpand
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Cavernous haemangioma of the external auditory canal: clinical case and review of the literature
SUMMARY Although benign vascular lesions are frequent in the head and the neck region, clinical evidence of cavernous haemangioma of the external auditory canal is extremely rare; when present, theExpand
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The point prevalence of otitis media with effusion among primary school children in Western Sicily
The objective of this study is to identify the prevalence of otitis media with effusion (OME) in primary school children and to value the possible predisposing factors focusing on relationshipExpand
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Arteriovenous malformation of the base of tongue in pregnancy: case report.
Arteriovenous malformation of the head and neck is a rare vascular anomaly but when present is persistent and progressive in nature and can represent a lethal benign disease. An unusual case isExpand
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Characteristics of tinnitus with or without hearing loss: clinical observations in Sicilian tinnitus patients.
OBJECTIVE To analyze the clinical characteristics of tinnitus both in normal hearing subjects and in patients with hearing loss. METHODS The study considered 312 tinnitus sufferers, 176 males andExpand
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Newborn hearing screening project using transient evoked otoacoustic emissions: Western Sicily experience.
OBJECTIVE To study the incidence of congenital sensorineural hearing loss in all newborns introducing a screen test with a protocol no expensive, with a good "screen sensitivity" that could let anExpand
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Sudden sensorineural hearing loss: is there a relationship between routine haematological parameters and audiogram shapes?
Abstract Objective: To investigate the relationship between haematological routine parameters and audiogram shapes in patients affected by sudden sensorineural hearing loss (SSNHL). Design: AExpand
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