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Karachi, Pakistan

Khan F.A.,KM and DC ENT | Wadood-ul-Hasnain,Abbasi Shaheed Hospital ENT | Abbasi A.,Abbasi Shaheed Hospital ENT
Medical Forum Monthly

Objective: The aim of this study is to determine pattern of ossicular damage in chronic supparative otitis media. Study design: Prospective Study. Place and Duration of Study: This study and was conducted in Karachi and Medical and Dental College and Abbasi Shaheed Hospital during the period of October 2006 to October 2010. Patients and Methods: 288 patients were selected in this study and intra-operative findings of ossicles were noted. Results: Total number of patients was 288, in which female was slight domination with 54.1%. Maximum incidence was noted between the ages of 16-30 years of age which was 180 patients. 209 patients presented with central perforation. 140 cases had no ossicles damage while 148 cases had one or more ossicles damage. Conclusion: Chronic supparative otiits media may cause no ossicular damage of ossicles damage. Ossicles damage can be prevented by early diagnosis and proper management. Source

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