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Tympanic atelectasis in Adult

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Synopsis

Retractions of the tympanic membrane that can cause hearing loss and/or cholesteatoma formation. May be secondary to chronic otitis media, chronic Eustachian tube dysfunction, or prior otologic surgery. Most often characterized by hearing loss.

Management may include myringotomy and pressure equalizer tube placement, tympanoplasty, amplification, or observation.

Codes

ICD10CM:
H65.499 – Other chronic nonsuppurative otitis media, unspecified ear

SNOMEDCT:
232258001 – Tympanic atelectasis

Differential Diagnosis & Pitfalls

Tympanic atelectasis is a physical exam finding in the context of another condition or prior otologic surgery.

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Last Updated: 07/13/2016
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