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36 Possible Causes for Erythematous Ear Canal

  • Otitis Externa

    J Laryngol Otol. 2018 Jan;132(1):71-74. doi: 10.1017/S0022215117002237. Epub 2017 Nov 27. Author information 1 Department of Otolaryngology,Southend University Hospitals NHS Trust,UK. Abstract BACKGROUND: Necrotising otitis externa can be a devastating form of otitis externa. It typically tends to affect patients who[…][]

  • Chronic Otitis Externa

    […] pain, no hearing loss and tympanic membrane visible Grade II Debris in ear canal (not completely occluded) and erythematous ear canal, tympanic membrane may be partially obscured[] The skin lining the external canal may be erythematous and shiny in appearance.[] On examination, the external ear canal will appear swollen and erythematous. The pinna may be swollen and the tragus may be tender on palpation.[]

  • Acute Otitis Externa

    OBJECTIVE: To compare and evaluate the efficacy and safety of a foam-based antibiotic formulation in the treatment of acute otitis externa (AOE) with the more conventional solution-based formulation. STUDY DESIGN: Phase 2, open-label, randomized controlled trial. SETTING: Multicenter. SUBJECTS AND METHODS:[…][]

  • Fungal Otitis Externa

    Examination revealed an erythematous canal with normal tympanic membrane. He was given strict instructions regarding water precautions and ear trauma.[] The external auditory canal will often be erythematous and oedematous.[] Patient inserted cotton swabs into the ear canal, and used an over-the-counter cerumen removal kit to try to relieve the symptoms.[]

  • Dermatitis Medicamentosa

    Robin Lewallen, MD, Department of Dermatology, Wake Forest University School of Medicine in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, USA Adele Clark, PA-C , Department of Dermatology, Wake Forest University School of Medicine in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, USA Steven Feldman, MD, PhD , Department of Dermatology, Wake Forest[…][]

  • Chronic Suppurative Otitis Media

    Granulation tissue is often seen in the medial canal or middle ear space.[] The middle ear mucosa seen through the perforation may be oedematous or even polypoid, pale, or erythematous.[]

  • Tympanic Membrane Perforation

    OBJECTIVE: Identify associated clinical factors and characterize the various forms of hearing loss in the context of blast-related traumatic tympanic membrane (TM) perforation sustained in the combat setting. METHODS: A prospective study of 41 patients who sustained a TM perforation secondary to blast injury[…][]

  • Intertrigo

    ear canal Erythematous mucosa Excessive smegma Exfoliative dermatitis, generalized Generalized exfoliative dermatitis Generalized granuloma annulare Genitocrural intertrigo[] […] illness Drug-induced desquamation of skin Epidermal collarette Erythema elevatum diutinum Erythema fugax Erythema marginatum in acute rheumatic fever Erythema scarlatiniforme Erythematous[]

  • Bruxism

    Erythema and edema of external auditory canal Otitis media Fever; malaise; otalgia Tympanic membrane dull, bulging, erythematous; loss of landmarks on tympanic membrane Parotitis[] […] crossing midline Mastoiditis Fever; otalgia Postauricular erythema and swelling; tenderness over mastoid process Otitis externa Pruritus, pain, and tenderness of the external ear[]

  • Otitis Media

    Ears: clean canals bilaterally, left tympanic membrane pearly grey with light reflex and visible bony landmarks.[] Right tympanic membrane erythematous and bulging with diminished light reflex, bony landmarks not visualized. No purulent drainage observed.[]

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