What is Pediatric Otitis Media?Otitis media is an infection of the middle ear common in younger children. It occurs more in children of age 6-18 months but anyone can get this disease.
Otitis media can be broadly divided into 4 types, acute otitis media, otitis media without effusion, otitis media with effusion and chronic otitis media. Acute otitis media is the most common type.
Recovery TimeAcute otitis media lasts for 1-3 weeks.
DiagnosisDiagnosis is done by Medical history and Physical examination. Other tests include:
- Pneumatic otoscope
- CT scan