Peroral zinc sulphate in a dose of 220 mg t.d.s. was used in 19 cases of radical Mastoidectomy. Granulation tissue was resolved in 94%. Mastoid bowl was completely obliterated in 31% and incompletely obliterated in 63%. Histological findings are discussed.
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El-Rashidi, A.M., Ismaeel, M. Role of oral zinc in ear surgery a preliminary report. Indian J Otolaryngol 40, 20–21 (1988). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF02993083
- Granulation Tissue
- Collagen Content
- Zinc Sulphate