Here is a quick mnemonic/memory aid “ECHO PICTUR to remember about the Diagnostic Tests for Otitis Media

Ear Inspection (Otoscopy)

Culture of Middle Ear Fluid

Hearing Assessment (Audiometry)


Pneumatic Otoscopy

Impedance Audiometry (Tympanometry)

Computed Tomography (CT) Scan


Ultra-High-Frequency Audiometry

Reflex Testing (Tympanometry)

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