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Cause of Eustachian Tube Constriction During Swallowing in Patients with Otitis Media with Effusion

Inflammation in the nasopharynx and the pharyngeal portion of the Eustachian tube was considered to be closely related to the tubal constriction, which represents a considerable part of the cause of tubal ventilatory dysfunction in otitis media with effusion.

Takahashi H; Miura M, Honjo I, Fujita A.   Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol. 1996 (Sep);105 (9): 724-728