Otitis media

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As middle ear infection ( otitis media ) clinical pictures are referred to by an inflammation of the middle ear are marked.

According to the course of the disease, one differentiates:

The tympanic effusion ( seromucotympanum ) as a result of acute or chronic tubal catarrh is also counted among otitis media .


  • HJ Owen: Otitis media. In: New England Journal of Medicine. Volume 347, 2002, pp. 1169-1174.

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