Tympanometry in 2-year-old children. Seasonal influence on frequency of secretory otitis and tubal function.

@article{Tos1979TympanometryI2,
  title={Tympanometry in 2-year-old children. Seasonal influence on frequency of secretory otitis and tubal function.},
  author={Mirko Tos and G. B. Poulsen},
  journal={ORL; journal for oto-rhino-laryngology and its related specialties},
  year={1979},
  volume={41 1},
  pages={1-10}
}
Repetitive screening tympanometry performed in 240 healthy 2-year-old children showed that tympanometric conditions are significantly better in the summer season than in the spring or winter. A very large tendency to spontaneous normalization of the tympanogram type B was demonstrated. Only 16% of the ears that had type B at the first investigation in November had the same type in August. Simultaneous with the normalization of some ears others deteriorated, thus in November type B tympanogram… CONTINUE READING

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