bullous myringitis


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myringitis

 [mĭ-rin-ji´tis]
inflammation of the tympanic membrane.
myringitis bullo´sa (bullous myringitis) a form of viral otitis media in which serous or hemorrhagic blebs appear on the tympanic membrane and adjacent wall of the acoustic meatus.

bul·lous myr·in·gi·tis

painful inflammation of the tympanic membrane accompanied by bullae.

bullous myringitis

Etymology: L, bulla + myringa, eardrum
an inflammatory condition of the eardrum, characterized by painful fluid-filled vesicles on the tympanic membrane and the sudden onset of severe pain in the ear. The condition often occurs with bacterial otitis media. Treatment includes administration of antibiotics and analgesics and surgical draining of the vesicles. See also otitis media.
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Bullous myringitis

bullous myringitis

A form of primary myringitis that causes painful bullae on the surface of the tympanic membrane, which may occur in a background of otitis media caused by bacterial infections, including Streptococcus pneumoniae, Mycoplasma or viral infections from influenza, herpes and others.

bullous myringitis

ENT An infectious condition resulting in painful blisters on the surface of the tympanic membrane, which may occur in a background of otitis media caused by Mycoplasma