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Ruptured eardrum

Alternate Names : Tympanic membrane perforation, Eardrum - ruptured or perforated, Perforated eardrum

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Eardrum repair - series

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Normal anatomy

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Indication

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Aftercare

Eardrum repair - series
Aftercare

Eardrum repair  - series : Aftercare

In most cases, the operation relieves pain and infection symptoms completely. Hearing loss is usually minor. However, if the ossicles require repair, outcome may be less optimal.

Patients usually leave the hospital the same day. After surgery, it is important to avoid getting water in the ear. Use a hair cap when showering for a few weeks.





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Medical findings based on ear anatomy

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Mastoiditis - side view of head

Eardrum repair  - series
Eardrum repair - series

 

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Review Date : 10/15/2009
Reviewed By : David A. Lickstein, MD, FACS, specializing in cosmetic and reconstructive plastic surgery, Palm Beach Gardens, FL. Review provided by VeriMed Healthcare Network. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M., Inc.



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