What is the clinical presentation of Pseudomonas ear infections?

Updated: Dec 17, 2018
  • Author: Selina SP Chen, MD, MPH; Chief Editor: Russell W Steele, MD  more...
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Ear infections

  • Involvement of the ear can be mild to severe.

  • Pain can be elicited by traction of the tragus or pinna, although pain becomes persistent as the disease progresses.

  • Typical presentations include erythema, edema, pain, and warmth; however, many individuals who are immunocompromised may manifest no signs.

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