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44 Possible Causes for Erythematous Tympanic Membrane

  • Otitis Media

    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] Otoscopic Images of Tympanic Membranes.[rch.org.au]

  • Acute Otitis Media

    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] Otoscopic Images of Tympanic Membranes.[rch.org.au]

  • 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 Serous Otitis Media

    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] This photo shows a large central tympanic membrane perforation, which is dry and thus 'safe'.[patient.info] Otoscopic Images of Tympanic Membranes.[rch.org.au]

  • Bullous Myringitis

    Her left tympanic membrane was erythematous with mild bulging, distorted landmarks and immobility.[pediatriceducation.org] Examination shows a vesicular or bullous eruption over the tympanic membrane and adjacent bony canal wall.[doctorsgates.blogspot.com] Otoscopy should focus on color, position, translucency, and mobility of the tympanic membrane (TM).[accessmedicine.mhmedical.com]

  • Infectious Myringitis

    Her left tympanic membrane was erythematous with mild bulging, distorted landmarks and immobility.[pediatriceducation.org] The aspect of the tympanic membrane may allow for more descriptive diagnoses like bullous myringitis (fluid-filled blisters surrounded by erythematous, opaque tissue), hemorrhagic[symptoma.com] Click on the arrow to view the video Information: Bullous myringitis is considered by many primarily a viral inflammation of the tympanic membrane that accompanies colds and[app1.unmc.edu]

  • Chronic Otitis Externa

    membrane visible Grade II Debris in ear canal (not completely occluded) and erythematous ear canal, tympanic membrane may be partially obscured Grade III The ear canal is[teachmesurgery.com] […] oedematous, erythematous, and occluded (often completely closed), and the tympanic membrane cannot be seen Grade IV The tympanic membrane is obscured, perichondritis and[teachmesurgery.com] Grading Scheme can be used to quantify the severity of otitis externa: Brighton Grade Description Grade I Localised canal inflammation with mild pain, no hearing loss and tympanic[teachmesurgery.com]

  • Malignant Otitis Media

    membrane visible Grade II Debris in ear canal (not completely occluded) and erythematous ear canal, tympanic membrane may be partially obscured Grade III The ear canal is[teachmesurgery.com] […] oedematous, erythematous, and occluded (often completely closed), and the tympanic membrane cannot be seen Grade IV The tympanic membrane is obscured, perichondritis and[teachmesurgery.com] Grading Scheme can be used to quantify the severity of otitis externa: Brighton Grade Description Grade I Localised canal inflammation with mild pain, no hearing loss and tympanic[teachmesurgery.com]

  • Fungal Otitis Externa

    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] They appear as a focal, erythematous swelling (pimple). Diagnosis Diagnosis is based on inspection.[merckmanuals.com]

  • Acute Mastoiditis

    The right tympanic membrane was opaque, erythematous, and bulging.[healio.com] Tympanic membrane bulges and is erythematous. The patient is unwell.[patient.info] The left tympanic membrane was thickened with erythema. With a clinical presentation concerning for acute mastoiditis, she was admitted for intravenous (IV) antibiotics.[healio.com]

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