Otomycosis: Diagnosis and treatment.

@article{Vennewald2010OtomycosisDA,
  title={Otomycosis: Diagnosis and treatment.},
  author={Irina Vennewald and Ernest J. Klemm},
  journal={Clinics in dermatology},
  year={2010},
  volume={28 2},
  pages={
          202-11
        }
}
Aspergillus and Candida spp are the most frequently isolated fungi in patients with otomycosis. The diagnosis of otitis externa relies on the patient's history, otoscopic examination under microscopic control, and imaging studies. Direct preparation of the specimens, particularly with optical brighteners, mycologic culture, and histologic examination, is very important and strongly recommended for the correct diagnosis. Patients with noninvasive fungal otitis externa should be treated with… CONTINUE READING
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