tympanosclerosis

tympanosclerosis

 [tim″pah-no-sklĕ-ro´sis]
a condition characterized by the presence of masses of hard, dense connective tissue around the auditory ossicles in the middle ear.

tym·pan·o·scle·ro·sis

(tim'pă-nō-sklĕ-rō'sis),
The formation of dense connective tissue in the middle ear, often resulting in hearing loss when the ossicles are involved. See: myringosclerosis.
[tympano- + sclerosis]

tympanosclerosis

/tym·pa·no·scle·ro·sis/ (tim″pah-no-sklĕ-ro´sis) a condition characterized by the presence of masses of hard, dense connective tissue around the auditory ossicles in the tympanic cavity.tympanosclerot´ic

tympanosclerosis

a condition characterized by the presence of masses of hard, dense connective tissue around the auditory ossicles in the middle ear.

tym·pan·o·scle·ro·sis

(tim'pă-nō-skler-ō'sis)
The formation of dense connective tissue in the middle ear, often resulting in hearing loss when the ossicles are involved.

tympanosclerosis

a condition characterized by the presence of masses of hard, dense connective tissue around the auditory ossicles in the middle ear.
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Recurrent inflammation from chronic OM can also lead to tympanosclerosis.
Alongside the photos, they detail the normal tympanic membrane and its variations; the pathological conditions of the external and middle ear, as well as foreign bodies; alterations of both the left and right tympanic membranes in acute and chronic conditions affecting the middle ear, including tympanosclerosis, perforations, and otitis media; pre- and post-operative cases; the tympanic membrane in allergic rhinitis; and tumors.
3) This might have been a manifestation of tympanosclerosis rather than congenital fixation of the stapes.
Tympanosclerosis is the hyalinization and calcification of the connective tissue in the middle ear, including the tympanic membrane.
Tympanosclerosis at the site of a previous ventilation tube placement was also seen.
The differential diagnosis of a white mass includes a congenital or acquired cholesteatoma, middle ear tympanosclerosis, a cartilage graft, an osteoma of the ossicular chain, and a foreign body (e.
Otologic evaluation identified tympanosclerosis secondary to recurrent middle ear infections.
She also had fluid behind the TM, tympanosclerosis, and retraction pocketing in the posterior portion of the TM.
Tympanosclerosis was found bridging the area between the anterior annulus and malleus.
Type A has a reduced admittance at or near 0 daPa and is usually seen with tympanosclerosis or ossicular fixation in the middle ear (stiffness pattern), such as in otosclerosis.
Findings at presentation Early group Delayed group n (%) n (%) Subjective hearing loss 22 (100) 22 (100) Vertigo 7 (32) 2 (9) Tinnitus 10 (45) 9 (41) Otorrhea 8 (36) 13 (59) Perforation 22 (100) 17 (77) Ossicular injury 4 (18) 12 (55) Tympanosclerosis 2 (9) 10 (45) Cholesteatoma 0 5 (23) Facial nerve injury 0 2 (9) Nystagmus 2 (9) 0 Perilymph fistula 2 (9) 1 (5) Table 3.
Giles: One animal study revealed that dexamethasone actually arrested the development of tympanosclerosis following myringotomy.