Ear examination

Alternative Names

Otoscopy

Definition of Ear examination

During an ear examination, the doctor looks inside your ear using an instrument called an otoscope.

Review

David C. Dugdale, III, MD, Professor of Medicine, Division of General Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M., Inc. – 2/19/2009

Ear anatomy
Medical findings based on ear anatomy
Otoscopic exam of the ear

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