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Flashcards in Ears Deck (16)
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Crusty discharge

Otitis externa, swimmers ear

2

Bulging tympanum

Otitis media or interna

3

Retracted tympanum

Serous (bubbly) and altitude
*blocking eustachian tube

4

Myringitis

Redness (acute infection)

5

Meningitis

Common complication

6

Black

Perforation

7

Pearly gray membrane

Normal

8

Chalky white eardrum

Otosclerosis

9

If Weber is hear better on one side:

Do Rhinne’s test

10

Rhinne’s test interpretation: air conduction time is twice as long as bone conduction

Normal hearing

11

Rhinne’s test interpretation: if the bone conduction is heard longer than the air

Conductive hearing loss

12

Rhinne’s test interpretation : air conduction is heard longer than bone conduction, but may not be twice as long.

Sensorineural hearing loss

13

Sensorineural hearing loss

Presbycusis
Neuroma
Meniere’s

*cant hear in noisy environment

14

Conduction hearing loss

Infections
Cerium
Otosclerosis

*can hear better in noisy environment

15

What cranial nerve is responsible for hearing

8

16

Best tuning fork for Weber/Rhinne?

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