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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Bayazit et al similarly found that the dehiscence rate was higher in patients with cholesteatoma, followed by adhesive otitis media, chronic otitis media, and tympanosclerosis.
A pneumococcal infection may cause a range of serious infectious diseases including pneumonia, meningitis, and adhesive otitis media and they can be transmitted through respiratory droplets that come out of the nose or mouth.
The major advantage of cartilage is its stiffness and bradytrophic metabolism, which make it particularly suitable for difficult conditions, such as subtotal perforations, adhesive otitis, and revision cases, (8) although there have been concerns that these may affect adversely acoustic transfer and the hearing.
13-18) Atelectasis and adhesive otitis media usually coexist with OME, leaving a collapsed middle ear; warranting specific surgeries like tympanoplasty.
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