Cholesteatoma, Retraction pocket need immediate referral to ENT.
Risk factors for hearing related developmental/learning difficulties:
If any of the above risk factors present with OME the child needs immediate referral to ENT with audiology results. If audiology has not been previously performed please arrange this too:
The children with the above plus OME may need early referral once audiology results available.
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