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o·ti·tis

 (ō-tī′tĭs)
n.
Inflammation of the ear.

o·tit′ic (ō-tĭt′ĭk) adj.

otitis

(əʊˈtaɪtɪs)
n
(Medicine) inflammation of the ear, esp the middle ear (otitis media), with pain, impaired hearing, etc, or the outer ear (otitis externa), with inflammation between the ear drum and the external opening. See also labyrinthitis

o•ti•tis

(oʊˈtaɪ tɪs)

n.
inflammation of the ear.
[1790–1800; < Greek ōt-, s. of oûs ear1 + -itis]

otitis

Medicine. any variety of inflammation in the ear. — otitic, adj.
See also: Ear
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.otitis - inflammation of the ear
inflammation, redness, rubor - a response of body tissues to injury or irritation; characterized by pain and swelling and redness and heat
labyrinthitis, otitis interna - inflammation of the inner ear; can cause vertigo and vomiting
otitis externa - inflammation of the external ear (including auricle and ear canal)
otitis media - inflammation of the middle ear; common in children
Translations

otitis

[əʊˈtaɪtɪs] Notitis f

o·ti·tis

n. otitis, infl. del oído externo, oído medio o del interno.

otitis

n otitis f; — externa otitis externa; — media otitis media; — media with effusion otitis media con derrame; secretory —media otitis media serosa
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In late 2017, we published an article describing the epidemiology of AOM in the PCV era (Pediatrics.
Children who had no signs or symptoms of AOM or upper respiratory tract infection at the time of enrollment and whose parents/guardians provided written informed consent were followed for 12 months.
In 2004, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) and American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) established AOM evidence-based treatment guidelines.
The AOM notifies the LGU of its documentary deficiencies and recommends actions to make transactions and procedures more transparent.
The recommendations for duration of therapy differ: ABRS and acute pharyngotonsillitis should be treated for 5 and 10 days, respectively, and AOM for 5 or 7 days.
The purpose of the current study was to investigate the relationship between Vitamin D levels and AOM.
When samples of the middle ear fluid are taken from a child diagnosed with AOM and sent for bacterial culture, it's not uncommon (about 30%) to find that they don't grow anything.
influenzae, associated with AOM, after the introduction of pneumococcal conjugate vaccine is thus unjustifiable.
Na comparacao entre as idades, observou-se que so havia diferenca estatisticamente significante para a AOM entre 8 anos (47,29 [+ or -] 4,99mm) e 10 anos (50,80 [+ or -] 3,60); para a LE entre 8 anos (7,62 [+ or -] 1,88mm) e 11 anos (8,91 [+ or -] 1,66); para a Prot nas idades de 8 anos (6,48 [+ or -] 2,06mm) e 12 anos (8,04 [+ or -] 1,94) (Tab.
The COA's AOM said the program itself was "laudable" because it promoted Cebu as a prime tourist destination.
Fever, fussiness, ear pain, or a combination may be the usual reason for a doctor visit, but research done in the last several years has shown that symptoms do not differentiate AOM from an upper respiratory infection or other minor illnesses.
Conclusion: Single dose intramuscular ceftriaxone can be another option for the treatment of AOM especially in children/parents with poor compliance.