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==Clinical Features==
 
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*Caregiver often reports seeing child put something in the ear
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*Decreased hearing or otalgia
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*More common on right (hand dominant) side
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*May have otorrhea or bleeding
  
 
==Differential Diagnosis==
 
==Differential Diagnosis==

Revision as of 19:27, 26 May 2015

Background

  • Usually children 6 yo or younger

Clinical Features

  • Caregiver often reports seeing child put something in the ear
  • Decreased hearing or otalgia
  • More common on right (hand dominant) side
  • May have otorrhea or bleeding

Differential Diagnosis

Ear Diagnoses

External

Internal

Inner/vestibular

Diagnosis

Management

Disposition

See Also

External Links

References