Adhesive otitis media

Last revised by Ammar Haouimi on 23 Oct 2020

Adhesive otitis media is a form of chronic otitis media where there is an adhesion of medial ear structures as a result of chronic inflammation. There are often complete or partial adhesions between the thin retracted and atrophic pars tensa and the medial wall of the middle ear. Soft tissue debris may encase the middle ear ossicles 2.

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