Prevalence of Otitis Media with Effusion in Children

Nadezhda E. Kuznetsova, Ruslan R. Mamedov, Aygul F. Shcherbakova

International Journal of Biomedicine. 2020;10(1):86-88.
DOI: 10.21103/Article10(1)_ShC1
Originally published March 15, 2020


The article presents the prevalence of otitis media with effusion (OME) in children in the Tyumen region. Based on the 12-year experience of treating children in a children's regional clinical hospital, it has been established that the children most prone to having OME are pre-school boys (under age 7), and that OME makes up one third of all ear pathologies and accounts for 10.7% of all treated ENT diseases in children.

otitis media with effusion • radiofrequency myringotomy • tympanostomy tube procedure
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Received November 18, 2019.
Accepted January 17, 2020.
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