What causes acute myringitis with acute otitis externa?

Updated: Oct 19, 2018
  • Author: John Schweinfurth, MD; Chief Editor: Arlen D Meyers, MD, MBA  more...
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Acute myringitis with acute otitis externa

  • Acute myringitis can occur in cases of posttraumatic acute otitis externa.

  • Myringitis can be the consequence of bacterial acute otitis externa.

  • Myringitis can also be the consequence of viral acute otitis externa.

  • Fungal myringitis can occur in cases of fungal otitis externa.

  • Eczematous myringitis can occur in cases of dermal eczema of the external acoustic canal.

  • Acute myringitis can occur in cases of an exacerbation of chronic inflammation of the EAC.


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