Chronic Ear Disease.

Journal Article (Journal Article;Review)

Chronic ear disease is composed of a spectrum of otologic disorders intrinsically tied to Eustachian tube dysfunction. Presentation can range from asymptomatic findings on physical examination to critically ill patients with intracranial complications. Internists represent the first line in diagnosis of these conditions, making awareness of the common signs and symptoms essential. With surgical management often required, partnership between internal medicine and otolaryngology is fundamental in the management of patients with chronic ear disease.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Emmett, SD; Kokesh, J; Kaylie, D

Published Date

  • November 2018

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 102 / 6

Start / End Page

  • 1063 - 1079

PubMed ID

  • 30342609

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1557-9859

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.mcna.2018.06.008


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States