Otic barotrauma

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Medical Definition of Otic barotrauma

Otic barotrauma: 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.

Also known as aerotitis: aerotitis media, barotitis, barotitis media.


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Reviewed on 6/9/2016

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