[Patulous eustachian tube following otitis media].

@article{Tsuji2003PatulousET,
  title={[Patulous eustachian tube following otitis media].},
  author={Tomihiko Tsuji and Nobumasa Yamaguchi and Hiroshi Moriyama},
  journal={Nihon Jibiinkoka Gakkai kaiho},
  year={2003},
  volume={106 10},
  pages={
          1023-9
        }
}
Loss of weight, dehydration, pregnancy, fatigue, and otitis media are among the factors proposed as causes of a patulous eustachian tube, but true details remain obscure. We studied patients who developed a patulous eustachian tube following otitis media and discuss the relationship between these 2 conditions. Subjects were 12 patients diagnosed with otitis media at our department who later developed a patulous eustachian tube. The initial middle ear disease progressed from acute otitis media… CONTINUE READING