Malignant Otitis Externa (MOE) causing cerebral abscess and facial nerve palsy.

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Department of Internal Medicine, University of Alabama-Birmingham, Huntsville Regional Medical Campus, Huntsville, Alabama.

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Name: Journal of hospital medicine : an official publication of the Society of Hospital Medicine
ISSN: 1553-5606


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Inflammation of the ear, which may be marked by pain (EARACHE), fever, HEARING DISORDERS, and VERTIGO. Inflammation of the external ear is OTITIS EXTERNA; of the middle ear, OTITIS MEDIA; of the inner ear, LABYRINTHITIS.

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