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Chronic Otitis media- sign and symptoms, management

CHRONIC OTITIS MEDIA Chronic otitis media is the result of repeated episodes of acute otitis media causing irreversible tissue pathology and persistent perforation of the tympanic membrane. Chronic infections of the middle ear damage the tympanic...

Acute Otitis Media-pathophysiology, symptoms, management, nursing management

Otitis media is an infection or inflammation of the middle ear usually caused by a viral or bacterial infection. There are two types of middle ear infections Acute otitis media usually follows a viral upper respiratory tract infection, such...

Anatomy and Physiology of Middle Ear

ANATOMY OF THE MIDDLE EAR The middle ear or tympanic cavity is an irregular, laterally compressed space within the temporal bone. It is filled with air, which is conveyed to it from the nasal part of the pharynx through the auditory tube. It...

Anatomy Physiology of External Ear

ANATOMY OF THE EXTERNAL EAR The external ear consists of the expanded portion named the auricle(or pinna) and the external auditory meatus. The external ear is separated from the middle ear by a disk-like structure called the tympanic membrane....