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Journal: International Journal of Advanced Research (Vol.9, No. 03)

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Page : 122-126

Keywords : Otitis Media Nasal Septum Deviation AuralDischarge;

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Background:Otitis media is an inflammation of part or all of the mucoperiosteal lining of the middle ear cleft. It can be acute, subacute and chronic otitis media infection. Septal deviation has got many unwanted changes such as: nasal obstruction, mucosal changes. Methodology:A descriptive clinical study, carried out on adult patients consulting ENT department at medical city. Those patients have a unilateral chronic suppurative otitis media. Results:The unilateral CSOM can affect any age group, with a slightly higher prevalence in the age group (21-30) year forming 29% of the total patients.Male to female ratio was 1.2:1. Eighty-nine patients presented with aural discharge. Patients with tubotympanic having only perforation and associated with septal deviation forming 68.1% of the patients. Patients with atticoantral having only perforation and associated with septal deviation 63.2% of patients. Conclusion: Unilateral chronic suppurative otitis media can affect all age group and both sexes. The tubotympanic type is mor prevalent. Nasal septal deviation is commonly found in patients with unilateral chronic suppurative otitis media.

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