Assessment of the association between atopic conditions and tympanostomy tube placement in children

Allergy and Asthma Proceedings, 05/11/2012

Atopic dermatitis was not associated with the incidence of tympanostomy tube placement. Asthma or allergic rhinitis may be unrecognized risk factors for recurrent or persistent otitis media. However, given the small sample size of the study, a cohort study with a larger sample size is necessary.

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