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Role of oral zinc in ear surgery a preliminary report

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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

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  • Zinc
  • Granulation Tissue
  • Collagen Content
  • Cholesteatoma
  • Zinc Sulphate