infectious myringitis

infectious myringitis

an inflammatory contagious condition of the eardrum caused by viral or bacterial infection. Mycoplasma is a common cause of this infection. It is characterized by the development of painful vesicles on the eardrum, very often linked to otitis media. The pain begins suddenly, with a duration of 24 to 48 hours. Also called bullous myringitis.

infectious myringitis

Bullous myringitis ENT Inflammation of the tympanic membrane intimately linked to otitis media. See Otitis media.
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