OBJECTIVE VISUALIZATION IN ASSESSING THE CONDITION OF THE TYMPANIC CAVITY IN CHRONIC OTITIS MEDIA
*Amonov Sh.E., Ashurov A. M., Omonjonov Kh.S. and Khalikova Sh.T.
As you know, for practical otorhinolaryngology, inflammatory diseases of the middle ear are of particular relevance, as the most common and reflecting the social aspect. Chronic diseases of the middle ear, such as chronic purulent otitis media, exudative otitis media, adhesive otitis media, including retraction pockets, make up a significant part in the structure of ENT diseases. As a rule, chronic otitis media is a consequence of untreated acute otitis media in a timely manner. The duration and chronization of the otitis media process causes complications and is manifested by persistent hearing loss. The incidence of chronic otitis media in children according to the authors is 37 -42% of the entire ear pathology. Hearing loss, in turn, in children leads to impaired speech and psychoemotional development, which subsequently affects the learning outcomes of the child, determining the level of his intellectual development.[7, 9-12]
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