adhesive otitis

ad·he·sive o·ti·tis

inflammation of the middle ear caused by prolonged eustachian tube dysfunction resulting in permanent retraction of the eardrum and obliteration of the middle ear space.

ad·he·sive o·ti·tis

(ad-hē'siv ō-tī'tis)
Inflammation of the middle ear caused by prolonged pharyngotympanic (auditory) tube dysfunction resulting in permanent retraction of the eardrum and obliteration of the middle ear space.
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Reversibility of chronic adhesive otitis media with polyethylene tube, middle ear air-vent, kodachrome time lapse study.
There was no cholesteatoma noted, but the ear's appearance was similar to that of chronic adhesive otitis media.