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Diseases of The Ear

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Features.of moderately.retracted tympanic.membrane are all except: [DNB June 2011]



A Handle of malleus appearance foreshortened

B Cone of light is absent or interrupted

C LateraJ process of mallous becomes more prominent

D None

Ans. D None Ref. Dhingra sth/ed pg 61-62, 6th/eq P?5

Retracted Tympanic Bembrane

It is the result of-negative intratympanic pressure when Eustachian tube is blocked

Characteristics

It appears dull and lusterless Q

Cone of light is absent or interrupted Q

Handel of malleus appears foreshortened Q

Lateral process of malleus becomes more prominent Q

Anterior and posterior malleal folds become sickle shaped Q

It is immobile or has limited mobility when tested with pneumatic otoscope or siegle's speculum.

Features of Normal Tympanic Membrane

It is shiny and pearly grey in colour

Has concavity on its lateral surface

Cone of light seen inantero - inferior quadrant

It's transparency varies

It is mobile when tested with pneumatic otoscope or siegle's speculum.

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