Article Text

Download PDFPDF
Glue ear in children: medical management


“Glue ear”, also known as secretory otitis media, serous otitis media or non-suppurative otitis media, is the commonest cause of childhood deafness, interfering with the acquisition of normal speech and learning. It affects at least one pre-school child in ten.1

Statistics from

Request Permissions

If you wish to reuse any or all of this article please use the link below which will take you to the Copyright Clearance Center’s RightsLink service. You will be able to get a quick price and instant permission to reuse the content in many different ways.