Bullous Myringitis

Bullous myringitis

Note the vesicles and blisters on the tympanic membrane. This patient presented with severe ear pain.


Bullous Myringitis is a variant of Acute Otitis Media. In this condition the inflammation in the middle ear leads to the formation of vesicles or blisters on the ear drum. It is an extremely painful condition. The aetiology, symptoms and treatment of bullous myringitis is similar to Acute Otitis Media.