A woman from Ohio who suffered from otitis vera and lost teeth has died after getting the viral otitis viral infection, according to a medical examiner’s report released on Thursday.
The woman, whose name has not been released, was 18 years old at the time of her death.
The Ohio Department of Health said it had received the report from the state medical examiner.
The state did not immediately respond to a request for comment on the case.
The report said the woman had symptoms of otitis in the days after her initial infection, including vomiting, difficulty swallowing and pain.
Her teeth were not damaged.
In a statement, the department said it is working with the Ohio Department on its investigation.
The woman, who was in her 20s at the moment of her infection, was admitted to a hospital on Jan. 11, after complaining of abdominal pain and having difficulty swallowing.
The doctor who treated her noted that she had a history of otocarcinoma in her right jaw, which she had not previously had.
The medical examiner reported that the patient’s condition worsened, and she was hospitalized in critical condition.
The cause of death was also listed as complications from otocarinoma.