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Otitis Media

Otitis media is one of the most common conditions in young children. The spectrum of otitis media is shown here. (A) Typical acute otitis media with a red, distorted, bulging tympanic membrane in a highly symptomatic child. (B) Acute otitis media with bullae formation and fluid visible behind the tympanic membrane. (C) Otitis media with efiusion, showing a yellowish fluid behind a retracted and thickened tympanic membrane.

Source of photos: Estropia—Fleisher G, Ludwig S: Textbook of Pediatric Emergency Medicine, 4th ed., Philadelphia, Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2000; Otitis Media-Alejandro Hoberman, Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh, University of Pittsburgh.

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