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5,094 Possible Causes for Loss of Light Reflex of the Tympanic Membrane, Otalgia with Normal Drum, Sinusitis

  • 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]

  • 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]

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  • Mycoplasma Pneumonia

    On rare occasions, youngsters may develop croup and a sinus infection (sinusitis).[healthychildren.org] Rarely, complications such as sinusitis, pleurisy, polyneuritis, myocarditis, or Stevens-Johnson syndrome may follow the pneumonia.[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com] […] spread of organism Bullous hemorrhagic otitis Arthritis Acute respiratory distress syndrome Myocarditis with conduction disturbances and chest pain Encephalitis / meningitis Sinusitis[arupconsult.com]

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  • 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] Otologic examination reveals a bulging, erythematous tympanic membrane with loss of light reflex and landmarks.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Description Also known as English common cold common viral infection of upper respiratory tract nasopharyngitis rhinopharyngitis acute coryza cold head cold acute rhinitis rhino-sinusitis[wikidata.org]

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  • 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]

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  • Eustachian Tube Obstruction

    The provocative test primarily affects the nasal airway but also may affect the adjacent organs, including the eustachian tube, middle ear, sinuses, and lower respiratory[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] KEYWORDS: Eustachian tube, paranasal sinuses, osseocartilagenous, nasopharynx.[ijcbr.com] These anomalies can lead to prolonged sinusitis. 3. Assess the patency of the nose.[czytelniamedyczna.pl]

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  • Mastoiditis

    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] However, anaerobic bacteria should be considered as potential pathogens when certain risk factors are present, such as paranasal sinusitis, mastoiditis in patients with poor[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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  • 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]

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  • Tonsillar Lymphoepithelioma

    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] Radiographic imaging studies in pediatric chronic sinusitis: 1. Sore throats are normally caused by either a viral or bacterial infection.[elmemesser.eu] Recurrent acute sinusitis and chronic sinusitis are common in HIV-infected patients.[hivinsite.ucsf.edu]

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  • Pharyngeal Carcinoma

    In all 46 patients, the symptoms of only five patients were mistaken for sinusitis by a neurology department.[cancerjournal.net] See Oral Cavity and Oropharyngeal Cancer, Nasal Cavity and Paranasal Sinuses Cancer, or Salivary Gland Cancer for more about these cancers.[cancer.org] The pterygopalatine fossa and inferior orbital fissure are the most common routes of invasion, followed by invasion via the paranasal sinuses.[nature.com]

    Missing: Loss of Light Reflex of the Tympanic Membrane

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