1921
Volume 29, Issue 4
  • ISSN: 0002-9637
  • E-ISSN: 1476-1645
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Abstract

Abstract

Otomycosis of the auditory canal is common in Burma. Of 346 cases of otitis externa seen in a hospital outpatient clinic during two consecutive rainy seasons, 189 were due to fungus infection. species were the fungi isolated most frequently. Infection was most commonly due to self-manipulation. Itching and tinnitus were common complaints. Treatment by local cleansing and application of antifungal agents was effective, 10% 5-fluorocytosine ointment being most successful.

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1980-07-01
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