Formation of dense connective tissue in the tympanic membrane, not usually associated with hearing loss. See: tympanosclerosis.
[myringo- + sclerosis]


Formation of dense connective tissue in the tympanic membrane, usually not associated with hearing loss.
[myringo- + sclerosis]
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The pars flaccida and a small portion of the pars tensa with myringosclerosis are preserved.
However, these procedures have been reported to be frequently followed by the development of myringosclerosis, a hyalinization and calcification of the tympanic membrane that is not related to significant hearing loss [17].
Myringosclerosis after tympanostomy tube insertion: Relation with tube retention time and gender.
Very severe myringosclerosis may occur with fixation of malleus handle and in these few patients, hearing loss may be greater.
Influence of coexisting myringosclerosis on myringoplasty outcomes in children.
Some possible complications that result from VTs include persistent perforation of the tympanic membrane, granulation tissue around the tube (granular myringitis), chronic otorrhoea, blocking of the lumen of the VT, medial migration of the VT, and severe myringosclerosis.
Cholesteatoma should be differentiated from other conditions with similar otoscopic findings, such as myringosclerosis, in which calcified plaques typically develop after procedures such as myringotomy or placement of a ventilation tube.
Myringosclerosis is scarring and calcification of the middle layer of the eardrum, predominantly adjacent to the malleus and annulus, that can hamper the mobility of the tympanic membrane.
Treatment with dexamethasone arrests the development of myringosclerosis after myringotomy.
Binocular microscopy revealed a right serous otitis with mild myringosclerosis.