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Chondritis of the ear: a method of treatment.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  490744     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Chrondritis may develop as a secondary complication of trauma to the ear. Its onset is often insidious and may be delayed until after apparent healing has occurred. Treatment is difficult, but if postponed, the result may be complete destruction of the external ear. A method of aggressive surgical therapy combined with antibiotics is presented which, when utilized early, results in good healing with minimal residual otic deformity.
R C Stewart; E S Beason
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Journal of trauma     Volume:  19     ISSN:  0022-5282     ISO Abbreviation:  J Trauma     Publication Date:  1979 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1979-12-18     Completed Date:  1979-12-18     Revised Date:  2007-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0376373     Medline TA:  J Trauma     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  686-8     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
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MeSH Terms
Anti-Bacterial Agents / therapeutic use
Cartilage Diseases / drug therapy*,  surgery
Ear Cartilage* / injuries
Ear, External* / injuries
Proteus Infections / drug therapy,  surgery
Pseudomonas Infections / drug therapy,  surgery
Staphylococcal Infections / drug therapy,  surgery
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Anti-Bacterial Agents

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