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Bullous Myringitis

Bullous myringitis is associated with:

pemsou5_wp • February 18, 2020

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  1. Kelly February 18, 2020 - 12:31 pm Reply

    E) All of the above
    Bullous myringitis was formerly thought to be nearly pathognomonic for Mycoplasma infection, but although this has been thoroughly debunked with tympanocentesis studies, this old teaching sometimes persists. Bullous myringitis is caused by the same organisms that cause regular acute otitis media, and should be treated with the same antibiotics (first choice high-dose amoxicillin). Attention to analgesia is also important, as it can be quite painful.

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