Chronic suppurative otitis media: complicated versus uncomplicated disease.

  title={Chronic suppurative otitis media: complicated versus uncomplicated disease.},
  author={Vedantam Rupa and Rajagopalan Raman},
  journal={Acta oto-laryngologica},
  volume={111 3},
To determine prognostic factors in patients with chronic otitis media who develop suppurative complications, we performed a retrospective study of all patients with chronic suppurative otitis media who underwent mastoid surgery between the years 1981 and 1989. Patients who developed complications were compared with those who did not with respect to six prognostic variables. The results indicated that patients with complications were younger (p less than 0.001), had shorter duration of ear… CONTINUE READING


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