A 10-year-old female spayed cocker spaniel with a history of chronic ear infections.
1) This patient will benefit from:
a) Continued oral medications only
b) Continued oral and topical medications
c) Surgical intervention
2) What is the most appropriate surgical treatment for this patient?
a) Lateral ear canal resection
b) Bulla osteotomy
c) Total ear canal ablation
d) Total ear canal ablation with bulla osteotomy
3) True or false:
After a total ear canal ablation this patient will no longer need medical management of allergic disease.
Check your answers on page 2.