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  • http://www.aafp.org/afp/2012/1201/p1055.html
  • Acute otitis externa is a common condition involving inflammation of the ear canal.
  • http://www.guideline.gov/content.aspx?id=47795
  • In developing this update of the evidence-based clinical practice guideline on managing acute otitis externa (AOE), the American Academy of Otolaryngology,Head and Neck Surgery Foundation (AAO-HNSF) assembled a working group representing the disciplines ...
  • https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/External_otitis
  • In more severe or untreated cases, the infection can spread to the soft tissues of the face that surround the adjacent parotid gland and the jaw joint, making chewing painful.
  • http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/preview/mmwrhtml/mm6019a2.htm?s_cid=mm6019a2_w
  • Although AOE generally is a mild illness, it is a frequently diagnosed condition responsible for a substantial health-care burden, with estimated costs of $0.5 billion and nearly 600,000 hours of clinicians' time annually.
  • http://www.nhs.uk/Conditions/Otitis-externa/Pages/clinical-trial-...
  • Allocation: Randomized, Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Double Blind (Subject, Caregiver, Investigator, Outcomes Assessor), Primary Purpose: Treatment
  • http://www.cfah.org/hbns/2010/treating-swimmers-ear-just-got-simpler
  • These findings might reduce the use of oral antibiotics, still prescribed in many cases of acute otitis externa , commonly known as swimmer's ear , and so help prevent the development of dangerous antibiotic-resistant infections.
  • http://www.fpnotebook.com/ENT/Ear/ActOtsExtrn.htm
  • Avoid Flushing ear
  • http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmedhealth/PMH0012988/
  • Acute otitis externa causes inflammation of the ear canal.It is a common clinical problem encountered in general practice.
  • http://www.merckmanuals.com/professional/ear,-nose,-and-throat-di...
  • Symptoms include pain, discharge, and hearing loss if the ear canal has swollen shut; manipulation of the auricle causes pain.
  • http://www.druglib.com/trial/75/NCT00961675.html
  • The objective of this study is to evaluate the efficacy of FST-201 compared to Ciprodex in the treatment of acute otitis externa.
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    Videos

    Otitis Externa - USMLE Step 2 Review
           
    This is a review of the diagnosis and treatment of this condition for medical students taking USMLE step 2 or COMLEX level 2 and others learning medicine.

    Otitis externa on video otoscope
           
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    Acute otitis media
           
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