Am J Otolaryngol 2021 Apr 20;42(6):103067. Epub 2021 Apr 20.
Department of Otolaryngology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, 203 Lothrop St. Suite 500, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA; Division of Pediatric Otolaryngology, UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh, 4401 Penn Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15224, USA; Department of Communication Science and Disorders, University of Pittsburgh School of Health & Rehabilitation, Forbes Tower, 3600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh, PA 15260, USA. Electronic address:
Purpose: Recent data have challenged the historical paradigm that cystic fibrosis (CF) protects against otitis media (OM). These findings raised questions about the pathogenesis of this ostensible change. In this study our aim is to characterize acute OM (AOM) risk based on CF genotype. Read More