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Myringitis =

Infxn of DRUM

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Tympano =

Middle Ear cavity

3

Bullous myringitis.- tx

Lance w/ micropic, pain stops

4

Acute myringitis: Tx

Ofloxacin drops
Ciprodex
No tobramycin w/ TM perf (?)

5

Malleolus position

Anterior, points posteriorly

6

Stapes position

Posterior

7

Worst quadrant for TM perf

Posterior inferior

8

TM perf - inward

Squamous enters, stops healing

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TM perf - outward

Squamous not entering middle ear, easily healed/reattached

10

Perforation vs. Retraction

retraction = air bubbles

11

TM perf : tx

Drops
Ofloxacin
NO CORTOSPORIN (neomycin toxic, AA react)
NO ORAL

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TM perf : surgery

Steri-strip
Fat graft
Cartilage patch
Skin graft
Fascia/Perichondrium patch
Medial graft surgery

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Oto =

Inner ear

14

Chronic Ear Disease : examples

Atelectasis
COM
Tympanosclerosis

15

Otosclerosis: s/s

Conductive H.L.

16

Otosclerosis: Tx

Fluoride
Hearing Aid
Stapedectomy

17

Pulsating red/blue think in middle ear?

Carotid / jugular offshoot

18

Middle ear tumors

Glomus tympanicum
Glomus jugulare

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Cholesteatoma : cause

Retraction theory
Mucosal blanket theory

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Cholesteatoma: sequelae

Hearing loss
Recurrent infxn
LSCC dehiscense
Tegmen erosion
Meningitis
Facial nerve palsy

21

Cholesteatoma : positions

Posterior epitympanic
Posterior Mesotympanic
Anterior Epitympanic

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Occult cholesteatoma : cause

Recurrent infxns
Aural polyps

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Mastoiditis vs. Mastoid effusion

Mastoiditis = Bone destruction