Chronic suppurative otitis media in Nepal: ethnicity does not determine whether disease is associated with cholesteatoma or not.

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OBJECTIVES To determine the frequency of cholesteatoma in a population of patients with chronic suppurative otitis media, and to determine whether this frequency is affected by ethnicity. PATIENTS The study included 6005 patients with chronic suppurative otitis media seen during the course of 30 charitable surgical 'ear camps' in Nepal. MAIN OUTCOME… (More)
DOI: 10.1017/S0022215110001878

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@article{Thornton2011ChronicSO, title={Chronic suppurative otitis media in Nepal: ethnicity does not determine whether disease is associated with cholesteatoma or not.}, author={David Thornton and Trevor P. Martin and Pina Amin and Syed Haque and S. Wilson and Michael C. Smith}, journal={The Journal of laryngology and otology}, year={2011}, volume={125 1}, pages={22-6} }