hemotympanum

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he·mo·tym·pa·num

(hē'mō-tim'pă-nŭm),
The presence of blood in the middle ear.
Synonym(s): hematotympanum

he·mo·tym·pa·num

(hē'mō-tim'pă-nŭm)
The presence of blood in the middle ear.
Synonym(s): haemotympanum.

hemotympanum

(he?mo-tim'pa-num) [? + tympanon, drum]
Blood in the middle ear, a finding sometimes identified in serious traumatic brain injury.
Synonym: hematotympanum
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4) One of the 4 patients had haemotympanum on clinical examination, and a CTB was requested to exclude a base of skull fracture, but instead revealed a mandibular condyle fracture as the cause of the haemotympanum.
A perforation of the eardrum, barotrauma or haemotympanum due to trauma, sudden shock waves or inadequate equalisation often leads to a blocked ear.