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Table 3 Classification of middle ear opacification according to most frequent causes

From: External and middle ear diseases: radiological diagnosis based on clinical signs and symptoms

Opacified middle ear Traumatic Otic capsule sparing
Otic capsule involving
Non-traumatic Eustachian tube dysfunction (secretory otitis)
Acute inflflammation/infection
Chronic inflammation/infection With acquired cholesteatoma
Without cholesteatoma
Glomus tympanicum
Middle ear schwannoma