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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.
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Myringitis with serous or hemorrhagic blebs or vesicular inflammation of the eardrum and adjacent wall. A sign of infection with Mycoplasma pneumoniae.
See also: myringitis
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