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otoscope

 [o´to-skōp]
an instrument for inspecting the ear.

o·to·scope

(ō'tō-skōp),
An instrument for examining the ear.
[oto- + G. skopeō, to view]

otoscope

(ō′tə-skōp′)
n.
An instrument for examining the interior of the ear, especially the eardrum, consisting essentially of a magnifying lens and a light.

otoscope

A device with a light and a magnifying glass used to examine the outer ear

o·to·scope

(ō'tō-skōp)
An instrument for examining the drum membrane or auscultating the ear.
[oto- + G. skopeō, to view]

otoscope

An instrument for illuminating and examining the external ear canal and the ear drum (tympanic membrane). Also known as an auriscope.

Otoscope

A hand-held instrument with a tiny light and a funnel-shaped attachment called an ear speculum, which is used to examine the ear canal and eardrum.

o·to·scope

(ō'tō-skōp)
An instrument for examining the drum membrane or auscultating the ear.
[oto- + G. skopeō, to view]
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Otoscopic examination was performed bilaterally by a single examiner in order to detect the presence of possible tympanic plaques.
The study included 78 voluntary participants with normal otoscopic examinations and no complaints of hearing loss.
Otoscopic examination revealed a reddish blush visible on the cochlear promontory beyond an intact right tympanic membrane (figure 1).
(Figure-1) Otoscopic examination revealed a postero-superior perforation in the right ear tympanic membrane.
Health care workers with color deficiencies experience difficulties in identifying changes in body color such as pallor, cyanosis, jaundice and erythema.11 They also have difficulty in performing ophthalmic and otoscopic examinations or reading blood and urine test strips.12,13 Campbell determined that health care providers having color deficiencies were in difficulty to identify physical signs.14 This is compromising the patients' safety.
Otoscopic examination, hemato-biochemical examination, CSF analysis and other screening tests were done to rule out specific causes.
The left pinna was mildly erythematous and swollen (FIGURE 2) without obvious vesicles, although we noted vesicles in the external auditory canal on otoscopic examination.
The child's symptoms and baseline characteristics were recorded and a clinical examination including thorough pneumatic otoscopic examinations was performed.
Cholesteatoma can be recognized by the presence of attic squames on otoscopic examination.
Performing a good otoscopic exam with the best tools available and combining that exam with SGAR or tympanometry, in selected cases, is the best practice in my opinion, and what I do in my own practice.
The rate of clinical failure, which was defined as the persistence of signs of acute infection on otoscopic evaluation, was less likely in the children who received amoxicillin-clavulanate, compared with those who received placebo (4% vs.