Middle Ear | Tympanic Membrane Perforation

Etiology

  • Infection
  • Trauma

Symptoms

  • Acute pain
  • Discharge
  • Decrease in hearing on affected side
  • Can taste liquid dripping down throat if use topical ear drops
  • Can hear air moving thru perf if pinch nose & valsalva

Physical Exam Findings

  • Perforation of TM