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62 Possible Causes for Erythematous Tympanic Membrane

  • 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]

  • Otitis Externa

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

  • Acute Otitis Externa

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

  • 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] Examination revealed an erythematous canal with a normal tympanic membrane. Her GP gave strict instructions regarding water precautions and ear trauma.[gponline.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]

  • 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] […] canal, lasts more than three months Treat underlying causes/conditions Chronic suppurative otitis media Chronic otorrhea, nonintact tympanic membrane Control otitis externa[aafp.org] […] 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]

  • 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] […] canal, lasts more than three months Treat underlying causes/conditions Chronic suppurative otitis media Chronic otorrhea, nonintact tympanic membrane Control otitis externa[aafp.org]

  • 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]

  • 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]

  • Basilar Skull Fracture

    Abstract The authors studied computed tomographic (CT) scans obtained in 40 patients with transsphenoid basilar skull fractures to establish if there were reproducible patterns of fracture along lines of weakness. Medical records were reviewed. Four major fracture patterns were identified: anterior transverse[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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