Prevalence of chronic suppurative otitis media among the children living in two selected slums of Dhaka City.

@article{Kamal2004PrevalenceOC,
  title={Prevalence of chronic suppurative otitis media among the children living in two selected slums of Dhaka City.},
  author={Norliana Kamal and Abul Hasnat Joarder and Asif Ahsan Chowdhury and Abdul Waheed Khan},
  journal={Bangladesh Medical Research Council bulletin},
  year={2004},
  volume={30 3},
  pages={95-104}
}
Chronic Suppurative Otitis Media (CSOM) is one of the important health problems in our country. Serious complications may arise from it. As such the study was aimed to find out the prevalence of CSOM among the children of two-selected slum dwellers in Dhaka City. This was a descriptive type of cross-sectional study. A total of 203 samples were interviewed and examined. Altogether 7.39% of children were observed to have CSOM. Among CSOM cases, 60% had hearing impairment. Ear discharge and… CONTINUE READING
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