Table 1

Distribution of cases, age, gender, and side (N = 48)*

Classification

N (%)

Age†

♀/♂

Right/Left


Primary

25 (52)

57 (33 to 82)

13/12

12/13

Secondary

23 (48)

-

14/9

9/14

postoperative

9 (19)

39 (16 to 56)

5/4

4/5

postinflammatory

5 (10)

48 (17 to 63)

3/2

1/4

postirradiatory

7 (15)

56 (32 to 66)

5/2

3/4

posttraumatic

2 (4)

16 (15 to 17)

1/1

1/1


* Two patients with primary and one patient with postirradiatory EECC had bilateral disease

† mean (range)

Owen et al. BMC Ear, Nose and Throat Disorders 2006 6:16   doi:10.1186/1472-6815-6-16

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