Of a large groupe of patients, Seromucotympanon (SMT) of adults was investigated according to sex, anamnesis, medical findings, progress, and therapy. Tympanometric measurements were used for diagnosis and controls. These findings are compared with SMT of children. The ratio of mucous to serous otitis was found to be about: 1∶2 in adults and 3∶:1 in children.
Time and application of conservative or surgical therapy are discussed.
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Opitz, H.J., Becker, W. Paukenergüsse bei Erwachsenen. Arch Otorhinolaryngol 216, 619–621 (1977). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF00459019