Malignant (necrotizing) externa otitis: the experience of a single hyperbaric centre

@article{Amaro2019MalignantE,
  title={Malignant (necrotizing) externa otitis: the experience of a single hyperbaric centre},
  author={Carla Espiney Amaro and Raquel Espiney and Lucian Gabriel Radu and Francisco Guerreiro},
  journal={European Archives of Oto-Rhino-Laryngology},
  year={2019},
  volume={276},
  pages={1881-1887}
}
IntroductionMalignant otitis externa (MOE) is a potentially life-threatening infection of the soft tissues of the external ear, quickly spreading to involve the periosteum and bone of the skull base. Treatment includes antibiotics and eventually surgery. Hyperbaric oxygen treatment (HBOT) has been proposed as an adjunctive therapy. However, in the tenth consensus conference, this disease was considered as a non-indication for HBOT. The aim of this study was to evaluate the effectiveness of HBOT… CONTINUE READING

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