Blue ear drum and cholesterol granuloma.
Initial treatment for blue ear drum is to perform a myringotomy and place a ventilating tube. Any profuse mucous otorrhea is treated with an ear drop of equal parts Vasocidin and gamma globulin. If otorrhea persists after weeks of persistent local treatment, a surgical toilette of the mastoid and middle ear can be accomplished to help resolve the process. Patience and persistent treatment are required to resolve this subacute type of otitis media.
From Gap, France (Dr. Deguine), and the Pulec Ear Clinic, Los Angeles (Dr. Pulec).
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|Author:||Pulec, Jack L.|
|Publication:||Ear, Nose and Throat Journal|
|Date:||Aug 1, 2000|
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