A ruptured eardrum is an opening or hole in the thin layer of tissue (eardrum) that separates the outer and middle ear.
Tympanic membrane perforation; Eardrum - ruptured or perforated; Perforated eardrum
The eardrum vibrates when sound waves strike it. These vibrations then pass through the bones of the middle ear. They stimulate the inner ear, sending nerve impulses to the brain. When the eardrum is damaged, the...Read more
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