otorrhea


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otorrhea

any flowing or discharge from the ear.
See also: Ear
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Noun1.otorrhea - discharge from the external ear
pathology - any deviation from a healthy or normal condition
Translations
Otorrhöe
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Evaluation criteria for clinical efficacy are as follows: (1) cured: no feelings of ear fullness, no otorrhea or effusion, and tympanogram converted to Type A or Type As (2) effective: residual feeling of ear fullness, tympanogram converted to Type A or Type C, and tympanocentesis showed no effusion or presence of residual perforation without otorrhea; (3) ineffective: no improvement in feeling of ear fullness or hearing loss, still presenting with a blue eardrum, coffee-colored liquid obtained on tympanocentesis or residual perforation accompanied by otorrhea, and tympanogram was still Type B; (4) recurrence: the symptoms reappeared after the patient was cured or showed improvement for 1 year.
A 76-year-old woman presented with a remote history of chronic otitis media with purulent otorrhea in her childhood.
Consequently, the complication can respectively manifest as a rhinoliquorrhea, a wound discharge or an otorrhea [8, 18].
Results: There were 25 (17%) cases of CSF leakage, including 24 incisional CSF leaks and one case of CSF otorrhea.
24) There has been a steady increase in the number of cases of MRSA otorrhea.
A 63 year-old man presented in transfer to the Transplant Intensive Care Unit, three years after cadaveric renal transplant, with otorrhea and altered mental status.
25%) developed CSF rhinorrhea, otorrhea, facial nerve paresis and deafness each.
Middle ear effusion is determined by any of the following: otorrhea, air-fluid level behind the eardrum, decreased or absent mobility of the eardrum, or bulging of the eardrum.
His pupils were isocoric, light reflex was bilaterally positive, eye movements and vision were normal, diplopia was not present, and otorrhea and rhinorea were absent.
Rhinoliths may be asymptomatic and found incidentally, or patients may complain of unilateral rhinorrhea, cacosmia, epistaxis, headache, post-nasal drip, throat discomfort, nasal obstruction, or even chronic otorrhea (12).
Detection of beta-2 transferrin in otorrhea and rhinorrhea in a routine clinical laboratory setting.
Among Dutch children with tympanostomy tubes who developed acute otorrhea, eardrops containing an antibiotic and glucocorticoid were more effective than oral antibiotics and much more effective than observation only at clearing the otorrhea in an open-label clinical trial, investigators reported.