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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

/oto·scope/ (o´to-skōp) an instrument for inspecting or auscultating the ear.

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

[ō′təskōp′]
Etymology: Gk, ous + skopein, to look
an instrument used to examine the external ear, the eardrum, and, through the eardrum, the ossicles of the middle ear. It consists of a light, a magnifying lens, a speculum, and sometimes a device for insufflation.
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Otoscope

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]

otoscope,

n an instrument used to examine the external ear, the eardrum, and, through the eardrum, the ossicles of the middle ear. It consists of a light, a magnifying lens, and a device for insufflation.

otoscope

an instrument for inspecting the ear.
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Otoscopic findings were normal in all cases, which ruled out middle ear pathology such as a retrotympanic lesion (e.
Cholesteatoma should be differentiated from other conditions with similar otoscopic findings, such as myringosclerosis, in which calcified plaques typically develop after procedures such as myringotomy or placement of a ventilation tube.
When an otoscopic examination reveals a dark-colored mass behind the tympanic membrane, further evaluation by CT or magnetic resonance imaging is needed before surgical intervention.
To sum up, physicians should not rush indiscriminately into action without a careful otoscopic examination and a detailed history, to discern whether a patient has abnormal anatomy and is at risk for complications.
Otoscopic examination of the right ear revealed a cholesteatoma with significant erosion of the canal floor and some degree of bone exposure.
On otoscopic examination, a circumferential scar band was seen at the midpoint of the external canal (figure).
5[degrees]C) during the 48 hours surrounding the otoscopic examination.
Otoscopic examination revealed a purple mass at the roof of the medial part of the osseous external auditory canal (EAC), about 5 mm in diameter (figure).
The otoscopic examination showed total perforation of his right eardrum, erosion of the ossicular chain, and a mucosa-lined, whitish, oval lesion at the anteroinferior portion of the middle ear (figure).
Otoscopic examination detected a violaceous effusion in the left middle ear.
Otoscopic examination detected an air bubble in the middle ear space and retraction of the eardrum onto the ossicles (figure).