otitis media

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otitis media

[ō′tīd·əs ′mē·dē·ə]
(medicine)
Inflammation of the middle ear.

otitis media

An inflammation of the middle ear.
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However, it is widely known that the damage to the tympanic membrane caused by TT placement can lead to residual perforations, persistent otorrhea, tube rejection or tympanosclerosis, as well as various adverse reactions, including postoperative persistent otorrhea, infection rejection, and replacement of TT, among others.
Pre- or postoperative symptoms investigated include otorrhea, otalgia, ear fullness, tinnitus, ataxia, headaches, and vertigo.
CSF rhinorrhea or otorrhea was diagnosed when clear fluid was observed draining through the nose or ear respectively.
Methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus otorrhea after tympanostomy tube placement an emerging concern.
25%) developed CSF rhinorrhea, one otorrhea and facial nerve paresis and one patient deafness.
Descriptive findings recorded were as follows: 1 = abnormal, 2 = amber, 3 = bulging, 4 = cloudy, 5 = dull, 6 = effusion, 7 = erythematous, 8 = normal, 9 = obstructed, 10 = otorrhea, 11 = purulent, and 12 = retracted.
Rhinolith (nasal stone) associated with chronic otorrhea.
In addition, the median duration of that episode of otorrhea was shorter, the median number of days with otorrhea during the next 6 months was much lower, and the median number of recurrences of otorrhea during the next 6 months was smaller with the eardrops.
The second major change of the new guidelines is expansion of the observation option to selected children aged 6-24 months if they have unilateral AOM without otorrhea and if the child's parent or caregiver understands and agrees with the option.
The principal indications for myringoplasty are recurrent otorrhea and conductive hearing loss.
The common presentation of CC is hearing loss, transient otorrhea, otalgia and ear fullness [3].
This emergence is not a likely result of improved laboratory facilities or awareness in clinicians because liquid culture and molecular identification techniques predate the rise in notification and Dutch guidelines advise against performing cultures for chronic otorrhea.