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26 Possible Causes for Erythematous Ear Canal, Erythematous Tympanic Membrane

  • Tympanic Membrane Perforation

    Acute otitis media (AOM) is a bacterial infection that classically causes an erythematous, bulging tympanic membrane.[5minuteconsult.com] During an episode of otitis media with effusion (OME), the tympanic membrane may be dull, rather than erythematous, and more often assumes a retracted position.[5minuteconsult.com]

  • 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[teachmesurgery.com] Examination revealed an erythematous canal with a normal tympanic membrane. Her GP gave strict instructions regarding water precautions and ear trauma.[gponline.com] The skin lining the external canal may be erythematous and shiny in appearance.[sites.google.com]

  • Otitis Externa

    […] of fullness (blockage) or pressure Itchiness /- Discharge Examination The tragus and pinna are exquisitely tender when moved The ear canal may be erythematous and dry, or[kidshealthwa.com] When discharge is copious, external otitis can be difficult to differentiate from an acute, purulent otitis media with tympanic membrane perforation; pain elicited by pulling[merckmanuals.com] […] canal, lasts more than three months Treat underlying causes/conditions Chronic suppurative otitis media Chronic otorrhea, nonintact tympanic membrane Control otitis externa[aafp.org]

  • Otitis Media

    Ears: clean canals bilaterally, left tympanic membrane pearly grey with light reflex and visible bony landmarks.[npstudent.com] Normal Tympanic Membrane Pink Tympanic Membrane, often seen with fever or upper respiratory tract infections Bulging and erythematous Tympanic Membrane in AOM Otitis Media[rch.org.au] Right tympanic membrane erythematous and bulging with diminished light reflex, bony landmarks not visualized. No purulent drainage observed.[npstudent.com]

  • Fungal Otitis Externa

    […] of fullness (blockage) or pressure Itchiness /- Discharge Examination The tragus and pinna are exquisitely tender when moved The ear canal may be erythematous and dry, or[kidshealthwa.com] Examination revealed an erythematous canal with normal tympanic membrane. He was given strict instructions regarding water precautions and ear trauma.[aapc.com] When discharge is copious, external otitis can be difficult to differentiate from an acute, purulent otitis media with tympanic membrane perforation; pain elicited by pulling[merckmanuals.com]

  • Acute Otitis Externa

    […] tenderness Use pneumatic otoscopy or tympanometry, treat with systemic antibiotics Chronic otitis externa Itching is often predominant symptom, erythematous canal, lasts[aafp.org] […] canal, lasts more than three months Treat underlying causes/conditions Chronic suppurative otitis media Chronic otorrhea, nonintact tympanic membrane Control otitis externa[aafp.org] Conditions That May Be Confused with Acute Otitis Externa Condition Distinguishing characteristics Comment Acute otitis media Presence of middle ear effusion, no tragal/pinnal[aafp.org]

  • Malignant Otitis Media

    […] 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[teachmesurgery.com] […] canal, lasts more than three months Treat underlying causes/conditions Chronic suppurative otitis media Chronic otorrhea, nonintact tympanic membrane Control otitis externa[aafp.org] Avoid ear canal lavage until ty... Birchall JP. Managing otitis externa. Practitioner . 2006;250:78–82. Carfrae MJ, Kesser BW. Malignant otitis externa.[5minuteconsult.com]

  • Acute Otitis Media

    Ears: clean canals bilaterally, left tympanic membrane pearly grey with light reflex and visible bony landmarks.[npstudent.com] Physical exam Notable findings suggestive of inflammation on pneumatic otoscopy include an erythematous tympanic membrane, purulent or serosanguinous effusion in the middle[symptoma.com] Normal Tympanic Membrane Pink Tympanic Membrane, often seen with fever or upper respiratory tract infections Bulging and erythematous Tympanic Membrane in AOM Otitis Media[rch.org.au]

  • Chronic Suppurative Otitis Media

    Granulation tissue is often seen in the medial canal or middle ear space.[patient.info] This photo shows a large central tympanic membrane perforation, which is dry and thus 'safe'.[patient.info] The middle ear mucosa seen through the perforation may be oedematous or even polypoid, pale, or erythematous.[patient.info]

  • Chronic Serous Otitis Media

    Granulation tissue is often seen in the medial canal or middle ear space.[patient.info] Normal Tympanic Membrane Pink Tympanic Membrane, often seen with fever or upper respiratory tract infections Bulging and erythematous Tympanic Membrane in AOM Otitis Media[rch.org.au] The middle ear mucosa seen through the perforation may be oedematous or even polypoid, pale, or erythematous.[patient.info]

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