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Should ototopical quinolones versus ototopical aminoglycosides be used in the treatment of suppurative otitis media and acute otitis externa in patients with perforated tympanic membranes to prevent ototoxicity while maximizing clinical cure rate?


Aminoglycosides; Quinolones; Otitis Media; Tympanic Membrane Perforation; Middle Ear Ventilation


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