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Another hazard of ear syringing: malignant external otitis.

Authors
  • Ford, G R
  • Courteney-Harris, R G
Type
Published Article
Journal
The Journal of laryngology and otology
Publication Date
Sep 01, 1990
Volume
104
Issue
9
Pages
709–710
Identifiers
PMID: 2230579
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

A case of malignant external otitis is presented. This occurred in a healthy 72-year-old non-diabetic, non-immuno-compromised man after ear syringing. The infection was treated with oral ciprofloxacin for eight weeks with complete resolution.

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