Portuguese Version

Year:  1995  Vol. 61   Ed. 1 - ()

Artigos Originais

Pages: 20 to 22

Malignant External Otitis : The Importance of ELISA's Test

Author(s): Noisio Guilherme Moraes Ferreira *,
Ary Guilherme Ferreira**,
Claudia M. Valete***,
Alexandra Torres Cordeiro ***,
Arthur Otávio AviIa Kós ****.

Keywords: External otitis, acquired immunodeficioncy syndrome

The authors related a case of young man, non-diabetic, HIV positive, who presented a malignant external otitis (MEO). Clinical aspects, diagnostic procedures and therapeutics aspects of disease are discussed. They conclude that MEO may be associeted with HIV infection and sugest that ELISA's test should be done for all patients with diagnosis of malignant external otitis.






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