• Users Online: 282
  • Print this page
  • Email this page
CASE REPORT
Year : 2021  |  Volume : 23  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 158-160

Vibrio alginolyticus tympanostomy tube otorrhea in a child newly diagnosed with primary ciliary dyskinesia with no seawater exposure


1 College of Medicine, King Saud bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences; King Abdullah International Medical Research Center, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
2 King Abdullah International Medical Research Center; Department of Otorhinolaryngology, King Abdulaziz Medical City, Ministry of the National Guard Health Affairs, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Abdulrahman O Alomar
College of Medicine, King Saud bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences, Al Hars Al Watani, Ar Rimayah, Riyadh 14611
Saudi Arabia
Login to access the Email id

Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/sjoh.sjoh_26_21

Rights and Permissions

Vibrio alginolyticus is a rare pathogenic organism that has been associated with seawater contact causing gastrointestinal disease in most cases and in a narrower spectrum, otitis media, and externa. Here, we report an 8-year-old male child who presented with tympanostomy tube otorrhea caused by V. alginolyticus although his family reported strict water precaution adherence without any exposure to swimming pools nor seawater. Before this presentation, he had multiple otological and respiratory complaints since his birth, and he was investigated for primary ciliary dyskinesia (PCD), for which nasal biopsy was done and returned negative. However, genetic panel testing was positive and confirmed PCD.


[FULL TEXT] [PDF]*
Print this article     Email this article
 Next article
 Previous article
 Table of Contents

 Similar in PUBMED
   Search Pubmed for
   Search in Google Scholar for
 Related articles
 Citation Manager
 Access Statistics
 Reader Comments
 Email Alert *
 Add to My List *
 * Requires registration (Free)
 

 Article Access Statistics
    Viewed801    
    Printed55    
    Emailed0    
    PDF Downloaded58    
    Comments [Add]    

Recommend this journal