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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

  • Typically seen on visual inspection or otoscopy

Management

Disposition

See Also

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