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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1) Involvement of the external auditory canal can manifest as mastoid swelling, aural polyps, otorrhea, and erosion of the bony canal wall with sagging of the canal wall skin.
For the primary efficacy parameter, time to cessation of otorrhea, a significant reduction was observed when comparing the combination to Ciprofloxacin alone (p<0.
In 1965, Derlacki and Clemis proposed criteria for CC as a cholesteatoma discovered behind an intact tympanic membrane with no history of otorrhea, prior otological intervention or previous perforations [5].
Her dog had licked her ears, and bacterial strains from the dog's saliva and the patient's otorrhea were confirmed by PFGE to be identical.
Initial treatment consists of suctioning debris and otorrhea.
The microbiology is basically the same regardless of whether a patient's otorrhea is due to acute or chronic otitis externa, myringitis, chronic suppurative otitis media, or tympanostomy tube otorrhea.
The vast majority of patients receiving tubes have middle ear effusion at the time of surgery which significantly increases their risk of post-operative complications including otorrhea (drainage) and tube occlusion.
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.
SOM often causes severe otalgia with intermittent otorrhea
Because rhinorrhea and otorrhea may consist of a variety of body fluid secretions, reliable identification of CSF leakage is crucial for adequate clinical management.
The patient reported otorrhea in the right ear and bilateral hearing loss, but he denied tinnitus and ear bleeding.
The primary endpoint of the studies is the effectiveness of AuriPro as measured through day 15 by the cumulative proportion of study treatment failures, which is defined as the presence of otorrhea (drainage) or use of antibiotic rescue medication.