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  • Condition: Sensorineural Hearing Loss and Recurrent Otitis Externa
  • Journal: Harefuah
  • Treatment Used: Middle Ear Implant
  • Number of Patients: 1
  • Published —
This study reported a case of a woman who underwent a Vibrant Soundbridge implantation after unsuccessfully using hearing aids due to recurrent otitis externa.
  • Condition: Peripheral Facial Palsy
  • Journal: The Pan African medical journal
  • Treatment Used: Foreign Body Extraction, Corticosteroid Therapy, and Physiotherapy
  • Number of Patients: 1
  • Published —
This case report describes a 4-year old patient with a foreign body inside their ear that led to peripheral facial palsy.
  • Condition: Swimmer's ear
  • Journal: Australian journal of general practice
  • Treatment Used: Oral corticosteroids
  • Number of Patients: 73
  • Published —
The study researched the effects of oral corticosteroids on swimmer's ear.
  • Condition: Malignant (Necrotizing) Otitis Externa (MOE)
  • Journal: European archives of oto-rhino-laryngology : official journal of the European Federation of Oto-Rhino-Laryngological Societies (EUFOS) : affiliated with the German Society for Oto-Rhino-Laryngology - Head and Neck Surgery
  • Treatment Used: Hyperbaric Oxygen Treatment (HBOT)
  • Number of Patients: 16
  • Published —
This study evaluated the effectiveness of hyperbaric oxygen treatment (HBOT) in the treatment of malignant otitis externa (ear infection; MOE).
  • Condition: Perichondritis of Auricle
  • Journal: European archives of oto-rhino-laryngology : official journal of the European Federation of Oto-Rhino-Laryngological Societies (EUFOS) : affiliated with the German Society for Oto-Rhino-Laryngology - Head and Neck Surgery
  • Treatment Used: Antibiotics
  • Number of Patients: 112
  • Published —
This study explored the bacterial findings and evaluated the effectiveness of different antibiotic regimes in the treatment of patients with perichondritis (infection of ear tissue).
  • Condition: Acute Otitis Externa (AOE)
  • Journal: Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America
  • Treatment Used: Quinolone Ear Drops
  • Number of Patients: 0
  • Published —
This study examined whether the use of quinolone ear drops increased the risk of perforation with intact tympanic membranes and acute otitis externa (ear infection; AOE).
  • Condition: Acute Otitis Externa
  • Journal: The Annals of otology, rhinology, and laryngology
  • Treatment Used: OTO-201, a Ciprofloxacin Otic Suspension
  • Number of Patients: 130
  • Published —
This study evaluated a single dose of OTO-201 administered to the external auditory canal in the treatment of subjects with unilateral or bilateral acute otitis externa.
  • Condition: Otic Eczema
  • Journal: The Journal of international medical research
  • Treatment Used: fluocinolone acetonide 0.025% otic solution
  • Number of Patients: 66
  • Published —
The purpose of the study was to assess the effectiveness and safety of fluocinolone acetonide 0.025% otic solution versus placebo in treating patients with otic eczema.
  • Condition: Acute Ear Infection
  • Journal: Voprosy kurortologii, fizioterapii, i lechebnoi fizicheskoi kultury
  • Treatment Used: Intravenous Blood Illumination by Low-Intensity Laser Radiation
  • Number of Patients: 0
  • Published —
In this study, researchers evaluated the effectiveness of treating acute ear infections with intravenous blood illumination by low-intensity laser radiation.
  • Condition: Otitis Externa Mycotica
  • Journal: Lin chuang er bi yan hou tou jing wai ke za zhi = Journal of clinical otorhinolaryngology, head, and neck surgery
  • Treatment Used: Otoendoscope Cleaning with Clotrimazole Ointment
  • Number of Patients: 16
  • Published —
This study tested the safety and efficacy of using an otoendoscope cleaning alongside a clotrimazole ointment to treat pregnant patients with otitis externa mycotica.
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