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CASE REPORT
Year : 2011  |  Volume : 17  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 165-166

Unexpected cause of malignant otitis externa: A rare case report


Department of ORL, King Saud Medical City, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

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Bandar Mohammed Al-qahtani
Department of ORL, King Saud Medical City, Riyadh, P.O.: 155142, Code: 11768
Saudi Arabia
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DOI: 10.4103/0971-7749.94496

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Malignant otitis externa is an uncommon infection affecting the ear canal and temporal bone. The most common causative organism is Pseudomonas aeruginosa. In this article, we report a malignant otitis externa caused by actinomycosis, a case never been reported before in the literature.


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