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Malignant external otitis in an immunodeficient infant. a case report & review of literature.
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PMID:  23119734     Owner:  NLM     Status:  PubMed-not-MEDLINE    
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Malignant External Otitis (MEO) usually occurring in middle aged or elderly diabetics is uncommonly seen in children and rarely in infants. Various studies done so far have proved that immunological disturbance is present in case of MEO, Eliashiv et al (1978) and Yust et al (1980) have proved that cell mediated immunity is depressed in cases of MEO occurring in diabetics. MEO occurring in a four month old grosslly immunadeficient infant is indeed a very rare presentation. Occurrence of MEO in immttuo-suppressed children, & in cases of AIDS, and conclusions of various immunological studies along with this presentaion emphasize the need of regular immuological work up in all cases of MEO.
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V Chourdia
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Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Indian journal of otolaryngology and head and neck surgery : official publication of the Association of Otolaryngologists of India     Volume:  52     ISSN:  2231-3796     ISO Abbreviation:  Indian J Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg     Publication Date:  2000 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-11-02     Completed Date:  2012-11-05     Revised Date:  2013-05-30    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9422551     Medline TA:  Indian J Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg     Country:  India    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  386-9     Citation Subset:  -    
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Geeta Bhawan & Guru Teg Bahadur Hospitals, India ; 11, Anoop Nagar, 452 008 Indore, India.
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