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Clinical Features of a Patulous Eustachian Tube

Specialty:

Neurology, Psychiatry, Ophthalmology & Otolaryngology

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Description:

Usually the Eustachian tube is closed except briefly while swallowing (which allows pressure in the middle ear to equalize with atmospheric pressure). A patulous tube is open most of the time and can result in a number of clinical findings.

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