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Prevalence of ENT disorders in children : A tertiary medical care study

Journal: Otolaryngology online journal (Vol.5, No. 3)

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Page : 16-21

Keywords : ENT disorders in children; Tonsillitis; AOM;

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A retrospective study was conducted at al sharq medical centre, a tertiary care center in Fujairah UAE. The entire pediatric age group patients attending ENT OPD clinic during the calendar year of 2013 were selected for the study. The main aim of this article is to determine the prevalence of ENT disorders in children in one of the Northern Emirate of UAE. A total of 625 children registered during 2013.most common ENT diseases seen were rhinitis (47.6%) followed by acute otitis media (42.9%) & tonsillitis.

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