Barotrauma Of The Ears

(Barotitis media; Aerotitis media) Rapid pressure changes may cause barotrauma to the ears with ear pain or ear drum damage. Thus prevails on both sides of the eardrum the same air pressure, the respiratory gases must be able to move freely between nasopharyngeal space and the middle ear. If the pressure equalization is hampered by an upper respiratory infection, an allergy or other disorder of Eustachian tube function, changes in…

September 3, 2018
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