Otoscopy and tympanometry in screening for middle ear disorders in children.


In this study tympanometry and otoscopy were conducted in 893 children in Kuwait. Otoscopic examination revealed pathologic findings in 41.7%, while 30.6% had type B or C tympanograms. Based on referral criteria commonly used in tympanometry 31% of the children should be referred for further evaluation. Using the combined otoscopic and tympanometric… (More)


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