tympanic membrane perforation


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tympanic membrane perforation

Perforated, punctured, ruptured ear drum ENT A disruption of the tympanic membrane due to acoustic trauma, direct injury, barotrauma, introduction of Q-tips or small objects, or infection with fluid buildup in the middle ear. See Tympanoplasty.
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0)--who had fungal otitis externa that had been complicated by a tympanic membrane perforation.
After the canal was cleaned, the tympanic membrane perforation could be visualized.
Three patients in our immunocompromised group experienced tympanic membrane perforation.
No permanent tympanic membrane perforations were found.
Histological study of the healing of traumatic tympanic membrane perforation after basic fibroblast growth factor application.
Impact of mastoidectomy on simple tympanic membrane perforation repair.
The otoscopic appearance of the left eardrum was similar to that seen in a case of tympanic membrane perforation, but the pathology was much more lateral and the eardrum could be visualized through the circumferential fibrotic tissue involving the ear canal (figure 1).
SAN DIEGO -- Phage Pharmaceuticals, a private biopharmaceutical company based in San Diego, California, announced today the submission of an IND to the US FDA to initiate a Phase 1 clinical trial of its FGF-1 drug for the repair of tympanic membrane perforations.
1,2) Tympanic membrane perforations are common, and significant trauma to the middle and inner ear structures may occur.
Relationship between tympanic membrane perforations and retained ventilation tubes.

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