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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.
painful inflammation of the tympanic membrane accompanied by bullae.
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012
bullous myringitisA 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.
Segen's Medical Dictionary. © 2012 Farlex, Inc. All rights reserved.
bullous myringitisENT 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.