middle-ear effusion

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middle-ear effusion

a condition in which the air in the middle ear has been replaced with serous or mucoid fluid as a consequence of otitis media.

mid·dle-ear ef·fu·sion

(mid'dĕl-ēr ĕ-fyū'zhŭn)
A condition in which the air in the middle ear has been replaced with serous or mucoid fluid as a consequence of otitis media.
Synonym(s): serous otitis media.
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Predominant symptoms in both serous otitis media and adenoid hypertrophy are mouth breathing (100%) and snoring (100%).
Patient 2 was an 18-year-old woman who had been previously treated for persistent serous otitis media with retraction pocketing in the posterior portion of the TM.
Maw et al suggested that children with serous otitis media have experienced delayed craniofacial growth.
Nasopharyngeal cancer can present with nasal obstruction, epistaxis, purulent rhinorrhea, headache, ear pain, serous otitis media, cervical lymphadenopathy, and cranial nerve involvement.
Lethal intracranial complications following inflation of the external auditory canal in the treatment of serous otitis media and due to defects in the petrous bone.
Most patients present with an asymptomatic cervical mass (typically in the apex of the posterior cervical triangle or in the superior jugular chain of nodes), serous otitis media, epistaxis, and/or nasal obstruction.
In the remaining 26 cases, acute otitis media and serous otitis media were diagnosed in 16 (30.