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ID DOID:10518
Name beach ear
Definition An otitis externa which is a microbial infection that occurs suddenly, rapidly worsens, and becomes very painful and alarming. It is caused by swimming in polluted water, scratching the ear or inside the ear and object stuck in the ear. It is occasionally associated with middle ear infection or upper respiratory infections such as colds.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Otitis_externa, http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/000622.htm
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ICD9CM:380.12

SNOMEDCT_US_2020_03_01:30250000

UMLS_CUI:C0155393

Synonyms

acute bacterial inflammation of external ear [EXACT]

acute otitis externa, diffuse [EXACT]

acute swimmer's ear [EXACT]

acute swimmers' ear [EXACT]

Tank ear [EXACT]

Parent Relationships

is_a otitis externa

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