105 Possible Causes for Loss of Light Reflex of the Tympanic Membrane in USA

  • Acute Otitis Media
    Erythematous Tympanic Membrane Loss of Light Reflex of the Tympanic Membrane Tympanic Membrane Perforation

    ear, and decreased mobility of the tympanic membrane. … Procedure Tympanocentesis is performed through piercing of the tympanic membrane and aspiration of the contents. … In cases with tympanic membrane perforation, exudative discharge leaks out for a day or two and the pain quickly subsides.[1]

  • Malignant Otitis Media
    Erythematous Tympanic Membrane Loss of Light Reflex of the Tympanic Membrane
  • Chronic Suppurative Otitis Media
    Loss of Light Reflex of the Tympanic Membrane
  • Acute Otitis Externa
    Erythematous Tympanic Membrane
  • Ear Surgery
    Erythematous Tympanic Membrane
  • Chronic Serous Otitis Media
    Erythematous Tympanic Membrane

    The pathogenesis involves the accumulation of fluid in the middle ear without damage to the tympanic membrane. … Nevertheless, an induced production of arachidonic acid metabolites, such as leukotrienes and prostaglandins, could lead to tympanic membrane damage. … The initial findings can be retracted tympanic membrane and a shortened malleus, whereas a clear or blue-to-yellow fluid can be observed through the ear drum.[2]

  • Fungal Otitis Externa
    Erythematous Tympanic Membrane
  • Blast Injury
    Erythematous Tympanic Membrane Tympanic Membrane Perforation

    Ear damage is often presented as perforation of the tympanic membrane, middle ear damage, hearing loss, tinnitus, ear pain, and otorrhea. … However, there may be extensive blood loss within the body cavities. … At times the propelled object may become embedded in the body, obstructing the loss of blood to the outside.[3] [4]

  • Infectious Myringitis
    Erythematous Tympanic Membrane

    In general, an inflamed tympanic membrane is less translucent than a healthy eardrum. … In this context, bulging of the tympanic membrane is a strong indicator of middle ear effusion due to AOM. … The term infectious myringitis describes an inflammation of the tympanic membrane due to an infection with distinct types of pathogens.[5]

  • Scedosporium Infection
    Tympanic Membrane Perforation

    These syndromes may be either asymptomatic or symptomatic, in which case typical features such as epistaxis, facial edema, pallor, earache that may progress to tympanic membrane … disease, most commonly in the form of pneumonia, is a severe and life-threatening infection that occurs as a result of local fungal invasion and cough, hemoptysis, weight loss[6]

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References

  1. Acute Otitis Media, Symptoma
  2. Chronic Serous Otitis Media, Symptoma
  3. Blast Injury, Symptoma
  4. Blast injury, Wikipedia, CC-BY-SA-3.0
  5. Infectious Myringitis, Symptoma
  6. Scedosporium Infection, Symptoma