Heritability and genetic risk factors in Finnish families with childhood otitis media
Otitis media (OM), inflammation or infection of the middle ear, is a very common childhood disease with a significant burden for the child, the family and society. Most children have sporadic acute otitis media (AOM), but some develop recurrent AOM (RAOM). In chronic otitis media with effusion (COME) the middle ear effusion is prolonged without signs of acute infection, creating hearing ...
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Public examination: 7.10.2016