What is the simplest operation for the treatment of tympanic membrane perforation (TMP)?

Updated: Dec 14, 2020
  • Author: Robert A Saadi, MD; Chief Editor: Arlen D Meyers, MD, MBA  more...
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The simplest, but least effective, in-office operation is freshening of the edges of the TMP followed by application of a small patch of cigarette paper (ie, paper patch). [4]


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