external auditory meatus


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external auditory meatus

[ek′stərn·əl ′ȯd·ə‚tȯr·ē mē′ād·əs]
(anatomy)
The external passage of the ear, leading to the tympanic membrane in reptiles, birds, and mammals.
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In our view although Permeatal underlay technique without raising the tympano-meatal flap is difficult because of less space of maneuverability in the external auditory meatus.
The same participants then returned to the study room and were given written instructions stating: "keep ventricular drain open at 10 cm of water" with "use external auditory meatus as the zero point" as added instructions.
If the battery comes to be lodged in the external auditory meatus (EAM) a severe tissue reaction develops and this is often compounded by a delay in diagnosis.
The fact that there was a diverticulum bulging into the hypo-and lower mesotympanum and posterior external auditory meatus leads us to think that the conductive hearing loss was likely due to interference with the tympanic membrane.
In Group-1, discharge was completely filling the external auditory meatus (EAM) in 78 (84%) patients initially while the rest had discharge confined to middle ear or partially filling the EAM.
On examination, there were painful adherent crusts and scabs on the right pinna and external auditory meatus and lower motor neuron facial palsy on the right side (as shown in the figure 1, 2 and 3).
The indications for treatment in this case were the patient's sensation of a mass effect, the encroachment of the mass onto the external auditory meatus, and a cosmetic deformity.
The relationship between skin pH and inflammation of the external auditory meatus, resulting in acute or chronic otitis externa, is well recognized.
Specimen of molluscum contagiosum developed in the external auditory meatus.
We report the case of a 49-year-old man who presented with left aural fullness, hearing loss, and a stenotic left external auditory meatus.
The prevalence of exostoses in the external auditory meatus of surfers.