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A Journal on Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery,
Plastic Reconstructive Surgery, Otoneurosurgery

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Otorinolaringologia 2012 June;62(2):75-90

language: English

Actual management of otitis media

Friedman A. B. 1, Richter G. T. 1, 2, Gluth M. B. 1, 2

1 Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, AR, USA;
2 Division of Pediatric Otolaryngology, Arkansas Children’s Hospital, Little Rock, Arkansas, USA


Otitis media is a common problem encountered by both general practitioners and otolaryngologists. With the vast amount of information available, a structured algorithm for management of this prevalent diagnosis may be elusive. This review offers a practical guide to the management of the three most common forms of otitis media: acute otitis media, otitis media with effusion, and chronic suppurative otitis media.

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