While, the most common cause of these disorders is chronic otitis media, it may be idiopathic rarely.
What does COM stand for?
COM stands for Chronic Otitis Media
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- Chain of Memories (Kingdom Hearts video game)
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- Church of Miho (Megatokyo religion)
- Círculo de Oficiales de Mar (Argentina)
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- Clinical Operations Manager
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- Collectivité d'Outre-Mer (French: Overseas Communities)
- College of Communication (Boston University)
- College of Marin
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6') [FIGURE 2 OMITTED] Intracranial complications Meningitis is the most common intracranial complication of acute and chronic otitis media.
Specialists in pediatric otolaryngology, anesthesiology, surgery, and audiology from the US and Canada address anatomy and physiology, pathophysiology, etiology, diagnosis, differential diagnosis, evaluation, management, complications, and other aspects of acute and chronic otitis media, otitis externa, hearing loss and balance disorders, acute and chronic rhinosinusitis, epistaxis, airway obstruction in the newborn, stridor, laryngeal disorders, dysphagia, adenotonsillar disease and sleep-disordered breathing, congenital neck masses, infections, benign salivary gland disorders, malignancies, craniofacial anomalies, and trauma, as well as basic audiometric assessment, the EXIT (ex utero intrapartum treatment) procedure, special issues in anesthesia, guidelines, and medical error.
You may have developed chronic otitis media, where bacteria set up home in the middle ear leading to a painless but annoying infection that stops healing.
And chronic otitis media may lead to deafness, speech problems and learning difficulties.
Persistent fluid in the middle ear and chronic otitis media can reduce a child's heating at a time that is critical for speech and language development.
We describe the case of a 50-year-old woman who presented with left-sided chronic otitis media that had persisted for more than I year.