Tympanostomy tubes and otorrhea

Peter S. Roland, Tyler W. Scoresby

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2 Scopus citations


Key Points: Otitis media represents failure of eustachian tube function. Patent tubes effectively address eustachian tube dysfunction. Most common indications are recurrent acute otitis media and chronic otitis media with effusion. Common complications are otorrhea, tympanic membrane perforation, and foreign body reaction.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationPediatric Otolaryngology for the Clinician
PublisherHumana Press
Number of pages5
ISBN (Print)9781588295422
StatePublished - Dec 1 2009


  • Acute otitis media
  • Chronic otitis media with effusion
  • Eustachian tube
  • Tympanostomy tubes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Medicine


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