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Ear Infections in Childhood

Description

Otitis : Inflammation of the ear, which may be marked by pain, fever, abnormalities of hearing, hearing loss, tinnitus, and vertigo. Inflammation of the external ear is OTITIS EXTERNA; of the middle ear, OTITIS MEDIA; of the inner ear, LABYRINTHITIS. (From Dorland, 27th ed) [1]

Otitis Externa : Inflammation of the external auditory canal. (Dorland, 27th ed) [1]

Otitis Media : Inflammation of the middle ear. [1]

Otitis Media with Effusion : Inflammation of the middle ear with a clear pale yellow-colored transudate. [1]

Otitis Media, Suppurative : Inflammation of the middle ear with purulent discharge. [1]

Labyrinthitis : Inflammation of the inner ear. [1]

[1] MeSH 2001 © National Library of Medicine


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