Diseases of The Middle Ear
' A chHd presents w.ith barotrauma pain. There is no inflammation of middle ear, management is: [Jharkhand 09)
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Barotraumatic otitis media
'Treatment consists of teachinq the patient valsalva manoeuvre. If this fails, politzerization or
- Eustachian tube catheterization is carried out.
If fluid is present a myringotomy may be necessary and occasionally in resistant cases, grommet insertion may be required until the middle ear mucosa has returned to normal." ... Turner 7 Oth/ed p 349