The Effect of Ear Drainage and Middle Ear Inflammation due to Chronic Otitis Media on Infrared Tympanic Temperature Measurement


CENGİZ C. , DAĞISTAN H. , Kantekin Y., ŞAHİN E. , HABERAL CAN İ.

ENT UPDATES, vol.11, no.2, pp.77-80, 2021 (Journal Indexed in ESCI) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 11 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2021
  • Doi Number: 10.5152/entupdates.2021.21330
  • Title of Journal : ENT UPDATES
  • Page Numbers: pp.77-80
  • Keywords: Chronic otitis media, dry ear, infrared tympanic temperature, wet ear, THERMOMETRY, CHILDREN

Abstract

Background: The effect of ear drainage and middle ear inflammation due to chronic otitis media (COM) on infrared tympanic temperature measurement (ITTM) has not been demonstrated so far. This study aimed to reveal these effects.