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October 1972

Acquired Atresia of the External Auditory Canal

Author Affiliations

Philadelphia
From the US Naval Hospital, Philadelphia. Dr. Marlowe is now with the Medical College of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia.

Arch Otolaryngol. 1972;96(4):380-383. doi:10.1001/archotol.1972.00770090556017
Abstract

Complete atresia of the external auditory canal is a very infrequent sequela of acute external otitis. An unusual bilateral case, presenting as hearing loss, was successfully treated surgically, employing a modified meatoplasty technique.

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