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Term:
malignant otitis externa (DOID:10516)
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malignant otitis externa 
An otitis externa which involves infection of the external ear that has spread to involve the skull bone containing part of the ear canal, the middle ear, and the inner ear. It is often caused by bacteria such as Pseudomonas or Staphylococcus. This is common in people with weakened immune systems and in older people with diabetes.
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Synonyms
Primary IDs: RDO:9004450
Xrefs: ICD10CM:H60.2 ;   ICD10CM:H60.20 ;   ICD9CM:380.14
Definition Sources: http://www.merck.com/mmhe/sec19/ch219/ch219c.html, http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/000672.htm

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