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Tympanometric changes following nasal antigen challenge in children with allergic rhinitis.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  6542329     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Intranasal antigen provocation was used to study the relationship between allergic rhinitis and changes in middle ear pressure. Middle ear pressure was measured by tympanometry and nasal airway resistance by anterior rhinomanometry. Middle ear pressure became significantly more negative following antigen challenge as compared with control challenge. A subgroup of patients showed middle ear pressure changes of more than minus 50 mm water. This pressure change was rapid and was associated with increased nasal symptoms. These results indicate a role for allergy in the development of negative middle ear pressure, a key finding in otitis media with effusion.
R D O'Connor; H Ort; A B Leong; D A Cook; D Street; R N Hamburger
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Annals of allergy     Volume:  53     ISSN:  0003-4738     ISO Abbreviation:  Ann Allergy     Publication Date:  1984 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1985-01-14     Completed Date:  1985-01-14     Revised Date:  2005-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0372346     Medline TA:  Ann Allergy     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  468-71     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Acoustic Impedance Tests*
Airway Resistance
Nasal Provocation Tests*
Otitis Media with Effusion / physiopathology
Rhinitis, Allergic, Perennial / immunology,  physiopathology*
Rhinitis, Allergic, Seasonal / immunology,  physiopathology*
Time Factors

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