Granular myringitis (GM) is a long term condition in which there is inflammation of the tympanic membrane in the ear and formation of granulation tissue within. Granular Myringitis (GM) is a chronic inflammation that is confined to the squamous layer of the Tympanic. Membrane (TM). It was considered. The Granular Myringitis (GM) is not uncommon though in medical literature it has been reported among the rarer conditions. The aim of this article is to review.

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Granular myringitis: a review.

For each included study, the reviewers appear to have extracted data on recurrence for each treatment group. No information was reported about the side effects of oflaxacin. Studies of patients with co-morbid middle-ear disease were excluded from the review as were patients with diagnoses based solely on clinical history.

Clinical characteristics of granular myringitis treated with castellani solution. How to cite item. National Center for Biotechnology InformationU.

Vinegar treatment in the management of granular myringitis. Eligible graunlar had to include at least 20 patients with a clinical diagnosis of granular myringitis based on clinical history and examination and lasting at least three weeks.


The search strategy was not reported fully, particularly with relation to unpublished literature. Fifty-eight publications kyringitis identified, dating from to ; 46 of these were potentially relevant.

Assessment of study quality Included studies were assessed using the Oxford Centre for Evidence Based Medicine grading system and the following criteria: Abstract The Granular Myringitis GM is not uncommon though in medical literature it has been reported granylar the rarer conditions. Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery.

Granular myringitis: a review.

Alternative therapies such as dilute vinegar solution should be considered over conventional antibiotic drops when myringitiss granular myringitis.

Topical 5-fluorouracil for granular myringitis: This review addressed a clear clinical question with detailed inclusion criteria that appear to have been adhered to. Centre for Reviews and Dissemination UK ; However, the following conclusions can be inferred. Study selection Randomised controlled trials RCTscontrolled case studies and observational studies of any management or treatment strategy for adults with granular myringitis were eligible for inclusion in the review.

The authors did not graunlar how the validity assessment was performed. Epub Jan Implications of the review for practice and research Practice: User Username Myrongitis Remember me. The clinical features and pathogenesis of myringitis granulosa. Laser therapy for refractory myringitis in children.

Management of granular myringitis: a systematic review.

In some of the refractory cases granulations are removed and the raw area is covered with skin. Keywords Granular myringitis, Tympanic membrane, External auditory canal, Granuar otitis externa, Otitis. The review concludes that dilute vinegar solution should be considered over conventional antibiotic drops for the treatment of granular myringitis. Some of the search terms used were reported.


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This study aimed to establish optimal management strategies which could be applied to clinical practice, through systematic review of the current literature. BMJ journals, various journal websites, citation indices and general internet searches. Further research of high value is needed.

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Management of granular myringitis: a systematic review.

The aim of this article is to review the clinical features and management of Granular Myringitis GM. El-Seifi A, Fouad B. However many patients have a sensation of fullness, irritation, mild pain or itching in the ear. WB Saunders Company;