Vol. 20 - Num. 80
aPediatra. CS Rondilla I. Facultad de Medicina. Universidad de Valladolid. Valladolid. España.
bMIR-Medicina Familiar y Comunitaria. CS Rondilla I. Valladolid. España.
Correspondence: MJ Redondo. E-mail: email@example.com
Reference of this article: Redondo Granado MJ, Laserna del Gallego C. Earwax recurrent impaction. What lies behind it? Rev Pediatr Aten Primaria. 2018;20:375-7.
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We present the cases of two 10 year-old kids with recurrent earwax impaction in ear canals, with occasional mild hearing loss. Otoscopic examination revealed a narrowing of the external auditory canals, which made it impossible to visualize the tympana, even after the cleaning of the cerumen. This stenosis had not been noticeable in previous otoscopies.
Keywords● Conductive hearing loss ● Congenital aural stenosis ● Wax impaction
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