The Journal of International Advanced Otology
Case Report

Chemical Closure of Tympanic Membrane Perforation: Call for Caution

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Department of Otolaryngology, Hamad Medical Corporation, Doha, Qatar

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Department of Otolaryngology, Hamad Medical Corporation, Doha, Qatar; Weill Cornell Medicine-Qatar, Doha, Qatar

J Int Adv Otol 2016; 12: 210-212
DOI: 10.5152/iao.2015.1816
Read: 12 Downloads: 2 Published: 03 September 2019

Abstract

Chemical closure of tympanic membrane perforation is a commonly practiced office-based otological procedure, which is labeled to be effective and safe. In this paper, we report a case of a young lady with disastrous complications following an attempt of chemical cauterization of her perforated tympanic membrane.

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