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What's the Diagnosis? - May 1, 2017



A 6-year-old boy was brought to the pediatrician by his mother after he complained of otalgia toward the end of an upper respiratory infection. He still had a runny nose and complained that his head hurt. His temperature was elevated and he seemed to be having trouble hearing his parents when they talked to him in quieter voices. 

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