Case Report

Acute otitis media and Covid-19 symptoms: a case report

Abstract

Background: In December 2019, the first Coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) case was observed in Wuhan, China, and afterward, the world has been exposed to an ongoing pandemic. The Covid-19 has different symptoms, such as fever, coughing, shortness of breath, muscular pain, headache, diarrhea, nose running, and a sore throat. However, the symptoms of Covid-19 are not limited to these ones.
The Case: The present study reports a 39-year-old female patient complaining of earache and hearing loss with no other Covid-19 symptoms. The medical tests and diagnoses finally inferred that she was suffering from the Covid-19.
Conclusion: In addition to the common symptoms of Covid 19, acute otitis media can be considered as another symptom of this disease.

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Published2021-07-18
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Acute otitis media Covid-19 conductive hearing loss

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Moghadasi Boroujeni F, Ghadiri M, Saberi F, Hashemi-Dezaki H. Acute otitis media and Covid-19 symptoms: a case report. Aud Vestib Res.