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The branch of medicine that deals with the structure, function, and pathology of the ear.

o′to·log′i·cal (ō′tə-lŏj′ĭ-kəl) adj.
o·tol′o·gist n.
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In 2015, the Japan Otological Society (JOS) has proposed staging and classification criteria for middle ear cholesteatoma to provide a basis for meaningful exchange of information pertaining to cholesteatoma treatment [2, 3].
On otological examination, the right ear drum was intact, but there was hemotympanum in the anterior zone of her right ear drum.
Several factors have been investigated to predict the successful outcome of this surgery which includes otological, surgical, and patient-related factors (1).
Previous presentation: This article has been adapted from a poster presented at the Combined Otolaryngology Spring Meeting (American Otological Society); April 24-26, 2015; Boston.
During the chart review, patient demographics, date of blast, date of ear examination and of pure tone audiometry (PTA), presence or absence of symptoms, type, duration and intensity of symptoms, otological findings for presence of tympanic membrane perforation, presence of blood/clot or discharge in external auditory canal and pure tone audiometry findings were collected.
Otology Neurotology: Official Publication of the American Otological Society," Otology & Neurotology: Official Publication of the American Otological Society, American Neurotology Society [and] European Academy of Otology and Neurotology, vol.
This article bring attention to a specific anatomical defect in the external auditory canal (EAC) that may affect the diagnosis and treatment protocol for oral and maxillofacial surgeons who deal with temporomandibular joint (TMJ) soft tissue issues, as well as otolaryngologists in their assessment of otological symptomatology.
To exclude nevus comedonicus syndrome further investigation was carried out, including upper limbs, chest and spine X-rays, as well as ophthalmological and otological evaluation, but no anomalies were found.
Chronic otitis media still prevails as one of the most common otological problems encountered worldwide especially in the developing countries.
Background: Chronic suppurative otitis media is one of the most common otological problems in developing countries.
Its products include otological ventilation tubes, otological instruments, otological kits, rhinology products, and display cases.