Middle Ear Disorders Trivia Quiz

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  • 1. 
    Which is the most common type of tumor of the tympanic membrane?
    • A. 

      Glomus Tumor

    • B. 

      Otoschlerosis

    • C. 

      Mastoiditis

    • D. 

      Cholesteatoma

  • 2. 
    Tympanosclerosis is also known as?
    • A. 

      Myringosclerosis

    • B. 

      Mypaulsclerosis

    • C. 

      Otosclerosis

    • D. 

      Osteatoma

  • 3. 
    "Scarring" on the tympanic membrane occurs with which disorder of the middle ear?
    • A. 

      Tympanosclerosis

    • B. 

      Cholesteatoma

    • C. 

      Mastoiditis

    • D. 

      Otosclerosis

  • 4. 
    Calcium deposits forming on the tympanic membrane and sometime the ossicles is a symptom of which disorder of the middle ear?
    • A. 

      Tympanosclerosis

    • B. 

      Otitis Media

    • C. 

      Mastoiditis

    • D. 

      Cholesteatoma

  • 5. 
    Which causes are associated with Tympanosclerosis?
  • 6. 
    Which are the nine disorders of the middle ear?
    • A. 

      Tympanic membrane perforation

    • B. 

      Ossicular fixation ossicular fixation

    • C. 

      Mastoiditis

    • D. 

      Glomus tumor

    • E. 

      Cholesteatoma

    • F. 

      Otosclerosis

    • G. 

      Otitis media

    • H. 

      Tympanosclerosis

    • I. 

      Ossicular diarticulation

    • J. 

      Treacher collin syndrome

    • K. 

      Charge assocaition

  • 7. 
    What can cause a perforation in the tympanic membrane?
    • A. 

      Trauma or disease process

    • B. 

      Blowing bubbles

    • C. 

      Option 3

    • D. 

      Option 4

  • 8. 
    Otitis media is the ______ of the middle ear.
  • 9. 
    Name the three classifications of Otitis Media.
  • 10. 
    How can you determine the difference between suppurative/ purulent and mucoid?
  • 11. 
    _____ and ____ time course descriptions of Otitis Media.
  • 12. 
    ________ Otitis Media occurs with other symptoms like ear pain and ear drainage. Typically is infected longer than 3 weeks.
  • 13. 
    Over what amount of time is it considered to be chronic Otitis Media?
  • 14. 
    Select the high risk factors for Otitis Media
    • A. 

      Young kids (especially between the ages of 18 months to 3 years)

    • B. 

      DAy Care/ Multiple kids at home

    • C. 

      Hispanic/Native American Kids

    • D. 

      Cleft Palate

    • E. 

      Down Syndrome

    • F. 

      Supressed Immune System

    • G. 

      Second Hand smoke

    • H. 

      Senior Citizens

    • I. 

      High altitudes

  • 15. 
    It is recomended to first treat the symptoms of Otitis Media and allow it to clear up on its own, what other treatment options are available for otitis media?
  • 16. 
    Potential Medical Complications of Otitis Media
    • A. 

      Erosion of ossicles

    • B. 

      Erosion of the labyrinth

    • C. 

      Erosion and exposure of the facial nerve

    • D. 

      Mastoiditis

    • E. 

      Cholesteatoma

    • F. 

      Meningitis, encephalitis

    • G. 

      Otosclerosis

    • H. 

      Ossicular Disarticulation

  • 17. 
    ________ is the infection of the air cells of the mastoid process.
  • 18. 
    ___________ is a benign "pseudo tumor" arising from skin cells trapped in the middle ear behind the tympanic memebrane.
  • 19. 
    Cholesteatoma is most commonly acquired (often associated with Otitis Media) but can also be ________.
  • 20. 
    Symptoms of Cholesteatoma
    • A. 

      Drainage (with foul odor)

    • B. 

      Earache

    • C. 

      Feeling of pressure in the ear

    • D. 

      Dizziness (less common)

    • E. 

      Facial weakness (less common)

    • F. 

      Redness in the pinna

  • 21. 
    Intervention for _______ includes surgery for removal and middle ear reconstruction.
  • 22. 
    __________ is the most common tumor of the tympanic membrane.
  • 23. 
    ___________is a rare slow growing benign vascular tumor of the temporal lobe.
  • 24. 
    ____________ are much more common in women in the their 50-60's (40-70).
  • 25. 
    the most common side affects of a glomus tumor are ________ and _________.
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