Case of the Month #23: Ear Pain by Dr Lorraine de Gray

Published: 03/01/2023


Although chronic otalgia or ear pain is frequently associated with primary problems within the ear itself, it can be referred from secondary causes.  The following is a case report of a patient who was referred to the pain service with Otalgia.  Otalgia can be very challenging to manage and very distressing to the patient.  It can also at times be associated with tinnitus although the latter can present without any associated pain.