Radical meatoplasty in the treatment of severe chronic external otitis.

Abstract

In the beginning, external otitis is an inflammation of the skin of the external ear canal. Partial or total obliteration of the meatus causes cleaning problems, which worsen the obliteration, and hence, the infection. Immunosuppressive medication or illness, certain dermatological problems or frequent infections may lead to irreversible changes and to the… (More)

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@article{Haapaniemi2001RadicalMI, title={Radical meatoplasty in the treatment of severe chronic external otitis.}, author={Jorma J. Haapaniemi and E. T. Laurikainen and Jouko T K Suonp{\"a}{\"a}}, journal={ORL; journal for oto-rhino-laryngology and its related specialties}, year={2001}, volume={63 1}, pages={41-5} }