Indian Journal of Otolaryngology

, Volume 40, Issue 1, pp 20–21 | Cite as

Role of oral zinc in ear surgery a preliminary report

  • A. M. El-Rashidi
  • M. Ismaeel
Original/Main Articles


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.


Zinc Granulation Tissue Collagen Content Cholesteatoma Zinc Sulphate 


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© Association of Otolaryngologists of India 1988

Authors and Affiliations

  • A. M. El-Rashidi
    • 1
  • M. Ismaeel
    • 2
  1. 1.E.N.T. Al-Azhar UniversityEgypt
  2. 2.UniversityCairoEgypt

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