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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Spontaneous cerebrospinal fluid otorrhea simulating serous otitis media.
Treatment of negative middle ear pressure and serous otitis media with Politzer's technique.
3) Anything that causes obstruction or inflammation in the vicinity of the eustachian tube orifice or the toms tubarius can cause serous otitis media.
This orifice may be obstructed by adenoidal hypertrophy, choanal polyps, or neoplasms; such an obstruction can result in serous otitis media.