Pediatric Obesity Linked to Otitis Media With effusion
Wednesday, April 13 2011 @ 11:12 am IST
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childhood obesity to chronic otitis media with effusion. Studies have demonstrated that these
patients in addition to otitis media with effusion also had taste disturbances involving the anterior
third of the tongue. Sensation to sweet and salt were found to be diminished in these children.
This invariably provoked them to eat high calorie diet causing increase in the weight.
This study was conducted by Jong Bin Kim, MD, from Kyung Hee University in Seoul, Korea.