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Otitis Media in Children: Review Article

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Otitis media is one of the most common infectious diseases of childhood. It is not uncommon for clinicians to miss the diagnosis of the acute form especially in younger children. Late and missed diagnoses result in poor management and increased risk of complications. This review highlights the epidemiology, presenting features, diagnosis, treatment and complications of otitis media.

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Ilechukwu, G. , Ilechukwu, C. , Ubesie, A. , Ojinnaka, C. , Emechebe, G. and Iloh, K. (2014) Otitis Media in Children: Review Article. Open Journal of Pediatrics, 4, 47-53. doi: 10.4236/ojped.2014.41006.

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