otic barotraumamedical dictionary

Middle ear problems due to changing atmospheric pressures, as when a plane descends to land. The problems include ear pain, ringing, diminished hearing and, sometimes, dizziness. Alternate terms include aerotitis: aerotitis media, barotitis, barotitis media.

(12 Dec 1998)

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