Volume : V, Issue : I, January - 2016

EFFICIENCY OF 5 DAY COURSE ORAL ITRACONAZOLE IN MANAGEMENT OF RECURRENT OTOMYCOSIS IN DIABETIC PATIENTS– A RANDOMIZED CONTROL CLINICAL TRAIL

Dr R Venkataramanan, Dr R Santhosh Kumar

Abstract :

Otomycosis (or fungal Otitis externa) is a troublesome infection of External ear usually by Aspergillus or Candida. Chronic and recurrent Otomycosis is frequently seen in Diabetic and elderly patients. This study highlights that Oral Itraconazole at a daily dose of 200mg/day for 5 days is an effective and safe remedy for treatment of Otomycosis in Diabetic patients. In addition early and quasi–urgent eradication of fungus provides for prevention of Fungal Malignant Otitis externa, (Invasive Otitis externa) or Skull base osteomyelitis.

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Dr R Venkataramanan, Dr R Santhosh Kumar Efficiency of 5 Day Course Oral Itraconazole in Management of Recurrent Otomycosis in Diabetic Patients- a Randomized Control Clinical Trail Paripex-Indian Journal Of Research, Vol: 5, Issue : 1 January


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