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Otitis Interna

The condition of inflammation of the inner ear is medically termed as otitis interna. It is different from otitis media, i.e., infection of the middle ear, or otitis externa, i.e., infection of the external ear. Inner ear infection is also rarer than otitis externa or otitis media. Another name for otitis interna is labyrinthitis. Inner […]

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Retracted Eardrum

Eardrum, also known as the tympanic membrane, is a thin membrane which enables our ears to perceive sounds. Retraction of eardrum means its displacement to a more inner portion than its actual location. The tympanic membrane typically consists of two parts, the pars tensa and the pars flaccida. Pars tensa is the main part of […]

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