Table 2

Distribution of symptoms*

Classification

Otalgia

Otorrhea

Occlusion

Hearing loss†

Fullness

Itching


Primary (N = 25)

15 (60)

1 (4)

4 (16)

3 (12)

2 (8)

5 (20)

Secondary (N = 23)

3 (13)

5 (22)

2 (9)

2 (9)

3 (13)

5 (22)

- postoperative (N = 9)

0

1 (11)

1 (11)

1 (11)

0

1 (11)

- postinflammatory (N = 5)

0

1 (20)

0

0

0

1 (20)

- postirradiatory (N = 7)

3 (43)

2 (29)

1 (14)

1 (14)

3 (43)

3 (43)

- posttraumatic (N = 2)

0

1 (50)

0

0

0

0


* Numbers of cases (percentages were determined within each group or subgroup)

† Only hearing loss attributed to the EECC was included

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

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