10,603 Possible Causes for Loss of Light Reflex of the Tympanic Membrane

  • Upper Respiratory Infection

    Lowered vocal pitch and loss of voice may occur.[emedicine.medscape.com] Usual activities, such as, working and light exercising may be continued as much as tolerated.[medicinenet.com] Bright transmission of light suggests a normal air-filled sinus; absent light transmission suggests the presence of fluid.[emedicine.medscape.com]

    Missing: reflex tympanic membrane
  • Insect Bite

    Swelling of the lips, tongue , ears, eyelids, palms of the hands, soles of the feet, and mucous membranes (angioedema).[webmd.com] Steer clear of standing water, where mosquitoes breed and swarm, and cover up and wear light-colored long sleeves and pants when you’re near an infested area.[everydayhealth.com] Bassett also advises wearing light colored clothing , long sleeves and long pants if you are planning on being in a wooded area.[cbsnews.com]

    Missing: loss reflex tympanic
  • Acute Gastroenteritis

    Diarrhea, weight loss and a protein-losing enteropathy result.[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com] Definition (CHV) Inflammation of the mucous membrane of the stomach and intestines Definition (CHV) Inflammation of the mucous membrane of the stomach and intestines Definition[fpnotebook.com] Co-transport across the luminal membrane is facilitated by the protein sodium glucose co-transporter 1 (SGLT1).[cdc.gov]

    Missing: light reflex tympanic
  • Chronic Suppurative Otitis Media

    The tympanic membrane is perforated in CSOM.[patient.info] Etiology The diagnosis of CSOM requires a perforated tympanic membrane.[emedicine.medscape.com] […] can occur secondary to ossicular disruption or sclerosis; scarring of the neo-tympanic membrane that leads to lateralization can also cause a conductive loss Sensorineural[emedicine.medscape.com]

    Missing: light reflex
  • Acute Otitis Media

    Note bulging of the upper tympanic membrane (pars flaccida) due to raised pressure in the tympanic cavity with pulling in at the umbo ie the malleolal attachment. [radiopaedia.org] membrane, ossicles, the tympanic mucoperiosteum, or the bone of the mastoid air cells.[emedicine.medscape.com] The other form of hearing loss is sensorineural hearing loss, hearing loss due to a lesion of the auditory division of the 8th cranial nerve or the inner ear.[entnet.org]

    Missing: light reflex
  • Malignant Otitis Media

    Sensorineural Hearing Loss Noise exposure is a common cause of hearing loss.[masseyeandear.org] Otoscopy revealed an intact tympanic membrane with less of a bulge.[casereports.in] […] and tympanic membrane visible Grade II Debris in ear canal (not completely occluded) and erythematous ear canal, tympanic membrane may be partially obscured Grade III The[teachmesurgery.com]

    Missing: light reflex
  • Viral Lower Respiratory Infection

    Bullous myringitis (inflammation of the tympanic membrane with bullae ) is uncommon, occurring at most in about 5% of patients, but has a high positive predictive value for[microbiologybook.org] membrane (TM), and pain in the ear.[dovepress.com] Sinusitis & Otitis Media Inflammation of mucous membranes lining sinuses and middle ear.[virology.uct.ac.za]

    Missing: loss light reflex
  • Influenza

    Viral replication in combination with the immune response to infection results in the destruction and loss of the mucosal epithelial cells.[news-medical.net] Flu viruses enter the body through the mucus membranes of your nose, eyes , or mouth .[webmd.com] […] influenza A : moderate to severe influenza that in humans is marked especially by sudden onset, fever, sore throat, fatigue, muscle aches, inflammation of the respiratory mucous membranes[merriam-webster.com]

    Missing: light reflex tympanic
  • Urinary Tract Infection

    The sympathetic response below the level of injury is uninhibited, producing severe vasoconstriction and reflexive bradycardia.[emedicine.medscape.com] Tell your doctor right away if you experience pain or swelling of a tendon or weakness or loss of use of a joint area.[corpohs.com] Adhesins are bacterial surface structures that enable attachment to host membranes.[emedicine.medscape.com]

    Missing: light tympanic
  • Sinusitis

    Water is the best fluid and helps lubricate the mucus membranes.[umm.edu] A bright light is held against the forehead and cheeks to determine the amount of light transmitted through the sinuses in these areas.[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com] Nasal endoscopy involves inserting a flexible fiber-optic tube with a light and camera at its tip into the nose to examine the nasal passages and sinuses.[en.wikipedia.org]

    Missing: loss reflex tympanic

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