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otoscope

[′ōd·ə‚skōp]
(medicine)
An apparatus designed for examination of the ear and for rendering the tympanic membrane visible.
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The clinical cases were selected to conduct an otoscopic examination according to the appropriate ear cone size.
Comparison of Abnormal Findings in Otoscopic Examination of External Canal of Cauliflower and NON-Cauliflower Ears (a) Findings of Otoscopic Non-Cauliflower Cauliflower P Value Examination Ears, % Ears, % (For Ear Canal) Ear wax (little) 15.
If the tympanic membrane had been intact and evidence of active infection was visible on otoscopic examination of this bird, perhaps myringotomy would have been effective for relieving clinical signs.
Patients of all ages and either gender suffering from chronic suppurative otitis media, as determined by otoscopic examination, who had not received antibiotic therapy (topical or systemic) for previous ten days were enrolled through convenience sampling.
Otoscopic examination was performed bilaterally by a single examiner in order to detect the presence of possible tympanic plaques.
In fact, a thorough otoscopic examination of the ear canals is important in ALL cases of otitis.
Sofia Cerda-Gonzalez, requires a thorough medical history and physical exam of the patient, which will include an otoscopic procedure that explores the dog's ears for signs of infection and includes swabs taken for bacterial cultures.
A full neurologic examination is the starting point for diagnosis, followed by an otoscopic exam and blood tests.
The immittance findings supported the extent of extracranial complications identified on otoscopic examination.
Auditory Otoscopic examination yearly and audiogram at baseline and as indicated Note.