Home|Journals|Articles by Year Follow on Twitter

Directory for Medical Articles

Open Access

Original Research

RMJ. 2017; 42(4): 463-466

Incidence of diabetes mellitus in adult patients of otomycosis

Amer Sabih Hydri, Fatima Siddiqui, Liaquat Ali, Sana Sadiq.

Objective: To determine the prevalence of Diabetes Mellitus (DM) in patients of otomycosis presenting to a tertiary care University Hospital.
Methodology: This descriptive cross sectional study was carried out at Department of ENT, Head & Neck Surgery, PNS Shifa Hospital, Karachi, Pakistan from October 1, 2015 to March 31, 2016. Adult patients of either gender presenting with otomycosis of more than 4 weeks duration were screened regarding evidence of DM. In unconfirmed cases, blood was sent for HbA1c. SPSS version 20.0 was used for the purpose of statistical analysis.
Results: Out of 149 patients, 93 (62.4%) were males and 56 (37.6%) were females. Mean age was 54.317.97 years. The prevalence of diabetes was observed in 14 (9.39%) patients.
Conclusion: Contrary to the expectation diabetics made up only 9.39% of otomycotic patients, (p

Key words: Diabetes, otomycosis, immunocompromised patients.

Similar Articles

Full-text options

Latest Statistics about COVID-19
• pubstat.org

Add your Article(s) to Indexes
• citeindex.org

Journal Finder
Covid-19 Trends and Statistics
Follow ScopeMed on Twitter
Online Journal Management
eJPort Journal Hosting
About BiblioMed
License Information
Terms & Conditions
Privacy Policy
Contact Us

The articles in Bibliomed are open access articles licensed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/4.0/) which permits unrestricted, non-commercial use, distribution and reproduction in any medium, provided the work is properly cited.
ScopeMed is a Database Service for Scientific Publications. Copyright ScopeMed Information Services.