Tympanometry
 
 

A tympanometry looks for disorders in the middle ear. The test involves the placement of an apparatus in the ear. The apparatus uses differing air pressure to move the eardrum back and forth. The movements are recorded on a machine and read. Results of a tympanometry can indicate tumors, fluid, ear wax buildup, problems with bones in the middle ear, a punctured eardrum or scarring of ear membranes.

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