Pathophysiology of serous otitis media

P. M. Sprinkle, R. W. Veltri

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The likelihood that a single mechanism of immune injury is the sole cause of serous otitis media is quite small. Solid evidence is presented to suggest that type I and III immune injuires are very important, and type IV may also play a role in causing and potentiating serous otitis media in man.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)113-118
Number of pages6
JournalAmerican Journal of Otology
Issue number2
StatePublished - Jan 1 1986

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Otorhinolaryngology


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