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.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

bul·lous myr·in·gi·tis

painful inflammation of the tympanic membrane accompanied by bullae.
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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.
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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
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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"In all of these instances, except for bullous myringitis, it is important to strongly consider referring to a specialist for care, Dr.
Among the latter are bacterial and viral diffuse otitis externa, furunculosis, herpes zoster oticus, bullous myringitis, fungal and yeast infections, and even malignant otitis externa.
Three patients (6%) were hospitalized, 11 (23%) had radiographic evidence of pneumonia, and two (4%) had bullous myringitis.