Asked by Jhackie Villarreal on Jul 11, 2024

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Which ear disorder is the result of injury from a sharp object, an explosion, a sudden change in air pressure, or severe middle ear infection?

A) Otosclerosis
B) Ruptured eardrum
C) Ménière's disease
D) Presbycusis
E) Labyrinthitis

Ruptured Eardrum

A medical condition where there is a tear or hole in the eardrum, the thin membrane that separates the ear canal and the middle ear.

Otosclerosis

Hardening or immobilization of the stapes within the inner ear.

Ménière's Disease

A disorder of the inner ear characterized by episodes of vertigo, hearing loss, tinnitus, and a feeling of fullness in the ear.

  • Elaborate on the modalities used to treat different ailments of the eye and ear.
  • Differentiate between various types of hearing loss.
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Chieh-Ju Chiang

5 days ago

Final Answer :
B
Explanation :
A ruptured eardrum can occur due to injury from a sharp object, an explosion, a sudden change in air pressure, or a severe middle ear infection. These events can cause a tear or hole in the eardrum, leading to the condition.