ISSN 1308-7649 | E-ISSN 2148-3817
Case Report
Chemical Closure of Tympanic Membrane Perforation: Call for Caution
1 Department of Otolaryngology, Hamad Medical Corporation, Doha, Qatar  
2 Department of Otolaryngology, Hamad Medical Corporation, Doha, Qatar; Weill Cornell Medicine-Qatar, Doha, Qatar  
J Int Adv Otol 2016; 12: 210-212
DOI: 10.5152/iao.2015.1816
Key Words: Tympanoplasty, chronic otitis media, perforation, silver nitrate, cautery
Abstract

Chemical closure of tympanic membrane perforation is a commonly practiced office-based otological procedure, which is labeled to be effective and safe. In this paper, we report a case of a young lady with disastrous complications following an attempt of chemical cauterization of her perforated tympanic membrane.

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