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12 Possible Causes for Loss of Light Reflex of the Tympanic Membrane, Malaise, Sinusitis

  • Upper Respiratory Infection

    The combination of nasal congestion, rhinorrhea, sore throat, cough, and malaise is the symptomatic profile that constitutes an uncomplicated upper respiratory tract infection[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Otologic examination reveals a bulging, erythematous tympanic membrane with loss of light reflex and landmarks.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] data suggest that previous history of acute sinusitis influences the composition of the NP microbiota, characterized by a depletion in relative abundance of specific taxa[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Common Cold

    Wikidata Jump to navigation Jump to search common viral infection of upper respiratory tract nasopharyngitis rhinopharyngitis acute coryza cold head cold acute rhinitis rhino-sinusitis[wikidata.org] Acetaminophen did not improve sore throat or malaise in two of the four studies. Results were inconsistent for some symptoms.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Otologic examination reveals a bulging, erythematous tympanic membrane with loss of light reflex and landmarks.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Acute Otitis Media

    Acute sinusitis was managed in 0.9% of encounters. Antibiotics were prescribed in 71.2% of cases.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Malaise. Irritability, crying, poor feeding, restlessness. Fever. Coryza/rhinorrhoea. Vomiting.[patient.info] […] with Effusion "glue ear" Middle ear effusion Loss of TM landmarks, particularly the malleus, and light reflex on otoscopic examination.[rch.org.au]

  • Viral Upper Respiratory Tract Infection

    OBJECTIVE: Differentiating acute bacterial sinusitis from viral upper respiratory tract infection (URI) is challenging; 20% to 40% of children diagnosed with acute sinusitis[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] More severe viral upper respiratory infections also cause vomiting, nausea, diarrhea and abdominal pain, as well as myalgia, fatigue or malaise- more frequent in influenza[symptoma.com] Loss of light reflex 80% of cases resolve spontaneously. Antibioitcs reduce the duration of pain, but do not reduce the risk of perforation. Amoxicillin is recommended.[almostadoctor.co.uk]

  • Acute Coryza

    Newer classifications of sinusitis refer to it as rhinosinusitis, taking into account the thought that inflammation of the sinuses cannot occur without some inflammation of[nasodren.com] Symptoms may include nasal congestion and discharge, sneezing, sore throat, fever, chills, and malaise. Nasal congestion causes pressure that results in headache.[nursing411.org] Otologic examination reveals a bulging, erythematous tympanic membrane with loss of light reflex and landmarks.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Serous Otitis Media

    sinuses, we investigated the potential role of fungi in acute otitis media and serous otitis media using culture and polymerase chain reaction techniques.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Upper Respiratory Infections (URIs) URIs manifest themselves, in infants and children as well as adults, with nasal congestion, malaise, low grade fever with or without cough[sh.lsuhsc.edu] Signs on examination: 1) Tympanic membrane is often dull with loss of light reflex 2) Tympanic membrane may appear bulging with air bubbles 3) Mobility of tympanic membrane[specialist-ent.com]

  • Malignant Otitis Media

    D. (1999) A focus on acute sinusitis in adults: changes in disease management. Am. J. Med . 106 , S38 - S52.[link.springer.com] General symptoms may be weakness, arthralgia, neurologic deficits, unexplained fever, malaise, and weight loss.[78stepshealth.us] الصفحة 162 - VA et al: Parasitic sinusitis and otitis in patients infected with human immunodeficiency virus: Report of five cases and review.[books.google.com]

  • Otitis Media

    […] or both ears Discharge from the ear These classic signs and symptoms may be accompanied by non-specific signs and symptoms such as fever, mild upper respiratory symptoms, malaise[symptoma.com] […] with Effusion "glue ear" Middle ear effusion Loss of TM landmarks, particularly the malleus, and light reflex on otoscopic examination.[rch.org.au] The patient was a 32-year-old woman with bronchial asthma and chronic sinusitis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Bacterial Otitis Media

    Chronic sinusitis is caused by the same organisms associated with acute sinusitis.[enotes.tripod.com] The patient may also have systemic features, such as fever and malaise.[teachmesurgery.com] Loss of light reflex Late findings Cartwheel TM Red bulging TM with loss of landmarks Yellow spot on TM ( antero-inferior quadrant of pars tensa) which indicates site of[amboss.com]

  • Chronic Suppurative Otitis Media

    Frontal Sinusitis 3 3.0 2 2.0 15.[jemds.com] Commonly, the patient will present with systemic symptoms, including fever and malaise, along with local signs, such as a protruding auricle that is laterally and inferiorly[cmej.org.za] · Others: general malaise, anorexia, headache, mild mastoid tenderness, conductive deafness (usually 20dB), TM is usually thickened, or D/C. · Others: no pain/ no D/C /no[ent.com.au]

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