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5,282 Possible Causes for Loss of Light Reflex of the Tympanic Membrane, Neural Hearing Loss, Sinusitis

  • Acute Otitis Media

    Acute sinusitis was managed in 0.9% of encounters. Antibiotics were prescribed in 71.2% of cases.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] with Effusion "glue ear" Middle ear effusion Loss of TM landmarks, particularly the malleus, and light reflex on otoscopic examination.[rch.org.au] membrane (i.e. redness, bulging, loss of light reflex), the presence of acute middle-ear effusion (as shown by otoscopy or tympanometry), and the presence of at least two[bmcpediatr.biomedcentral.com]

  • 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] 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] Antibiotics and decongestants are not effective therapeutic strategies, hence antibiotic therapy is given only if there is an evidence of additional bacterial rhinitis, sinusitis[symptoma.com]

  • Malignant Otitis Media

    […] of hair cells Neural hearing loss – The problem is with damage to the vestibulocochlear nerve, CN VIII.[physicianassistantexamreview.com] D. (1999) A focus on acute sinusitis in adults: changes in disease management. Am. J. Med . 106 , S38 - S52.[link.springer.com] 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]

  • Chronic Serous Otitis Media

    Acute otitis media (AOM) is often the main precipitating event in young children, whereas an infection of paranasal sinuses seems to be the main risk factor for the development[symptoma.com] 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] J321Chronic frontal sinusitis J322Chronic ethmoidal sinusitis J323Chronic sphenoidal sinusitis J324Chronic pansinusitis J328Other chronic sinusitis J329Chronic sinusitis,[cms.gov]

  • Mastoiditis

    Progressive facial paralysis in the presence of stable conductive hearing loss without a history of chronic otitis media suggests the presence of congenital cholesteatoma.104[otologytextbook.net] It is usually seen as intracranial complication following inappropriately treated frontal sinusitis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Actinomyces has been previously implicated in infections of the middle ear, nasopharynx, and sinuses, occasionally causing complications such as chronic mastoiditis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

    Missing: Loss of Light Reflex of the Tympanic Membrane
  • Upper Respiratory Infection

    […] 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] Otologic examination reveals a bulging, erythematous tympanic membrane with loss of light reflex and landmarks.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] the frontal sinuses.[emedicine.medscape.com]

    Missing: Neural Hearing Loss
  • Common Cold

    Otologic examination reveals a bulging, erythematous tympanic membrane with loss of light reflex and landmarks.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] 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] If perforation of the tympanic membrane occurs, serosanguinous or purulent discharge may be present.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

    Missing: Neural Hearing Loss
  • 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] 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] […] explained 60% of the variation in the diagnosis between sinusitis and URI.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

    Missing: Neural Hearing Loss
  • Barotitis

    PREVENTION: Valsalva or Frenzel maneuver, to equalize the pressures between the sinuses and the middle ear.[wildernessmedicinenewsletter.wordpress.com] Tiny blood vessels can rupture in the walls of the middle-ears, or in the membranes lining the inside of the sinuses.[nmihi.com] Bij een verkoudheid , middenoorontsteking of sinusitis mag de patiënt één uur voor aanvang van de vliegreis deze medicatie innemen en vervolgens mogelijk nogmaals innemen[mens-en-gezondheid.infonu.nl]

    Missing: Loss of Light Reflex of the Tympanic Membrane
  • Chronic Suppurative Otitis Media

    hearing loss.[drtbalu.co.in] Frontal Sinusitis 3 3.0 2 2.0 15.[jemds.com] […] may be very pronounced – a mixed hearing loss from a summation of the conductive component – ear drum perforation and dislocation of the small bones in the middle ear and[entspeciality.com]

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