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Vol. 2, Issue 1 (2013)

Examining the variables influencing traumatized tympanic membrane perforations

Author(s):
G Lakshmana Prasad and G Sripavana Krishna Murthy
Abstract:
Background: Tympanic membrane (TM) perforation caused by trauma is a common otological disorder that can lead to hearing loss and more serious complications.
Methods: An analytical, prospective study of the healing process following tympanic membrane damage. The study was conducted at Department of ENT, Sardar Rajas Medical College Hospital & Research Centre, Bhawanipatna, Odisha, India from January 2012 to December 2012. In this study, 25 patients—16 men and 9 women—between the ages of 15 and 45 who had traumatic perforations and who arrived at a tertiary care facility within three days of the injury were included. The what, where, how much, and whys of holes were being studied by researchers.
Results: There were a total of twenty patients, ranging in age from 15 to 45. The damage was incurred over the course of one to three days. One person in the group had an ear injury. Twenty percent of cases involve tympanic membrane perforations in the antero inferior quadrant. At 24%, the average size of a perforation was rather substantial. One prevalent cause of injury was trauma from being struck or from being the victim of domestic abuse.
Conclusion: Men in their 20s and 30s were more likely to experience TTMP, especially in one ear alone. The illness, which was frequently caused by marital violence, showed symptoms like ringing in the afflicted ear, discomfort in the ear, and difficulties hearing.
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How to cite this article:
G Lakshmana Prasad, G Sripavana Krishna Murthy. Examining the variables influencing traumatized tympanic membrane perforations. Pharma Innovation 2013;2(1):107-110.

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