Tympanoplasty Is the Surgical Repair of the Tympanic Membrane and the Tympanum

Question 24
Multiple Choice

Tympanoplasty is the surgical repair of the tympanic membrane and the tympanum and the reconstruction of the ossicular chain. Conductive hearing loss is caused by an obstruction in the external canal or middle ear, which impedes the passage of sound waves to the inner ear. A common cause of conductive hearing loss would be: A)acute otitis media. B)fluid invasion of the ear canal. C)perforation of the tympanic membrane. D)a healed myringotomy.