Granular myringitis (GM) is a long term condition in which there is inflammation of the tympanic membrane in the ear and formation of granulation tissue within. Granular Myringitis (GM) is a chronic inflammation that is confined to the squamous layer of the Tympanic. Membrane (TM). It was considered. The Granular Myringitis (GM) is not uncommon though in medical literature it has been reported among the rarer conditions. The aim of this article is to review.

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Vinegar treatment in the management of granular myringitis.

Centre for Reviews and Dissemination UK ; After assessment using the preset inclusion criteria, only two studies remained. Otolaryngology – Head mmyringitis Neck Surgery.

The authors did not state how papers were selected for review or how many reviewers grsnular the selection. Show details York UK: Granular myringitis is a chronic disorder characterised by lateral squamous de-epithelialisation and granulation of the tympanic membrane. Data were retrieved from the selected studies and checked for accuracy and consistency.

Granular myringitis – Wikipedia

The methodology of this review was poorly reported — for myrijgitis, there were no details on the study selection, quality assessment or data extraction phases — so it was difficult to judge the extent to which various sources of error and bias may have influenced the process and final results. Combined tympanic epithelial layer avulsion and overlay myringoplasty for diffuse granular myringitis. There was a reduced recurrence of granular myringitis in both studies’ intervention groups, although neither study was randomised or blinded, making it difficult to assess the clinical relevance of the results.


Acceptable interventions included any topical or oral therapy or surgical management.

Granular myringitis: a review.

Some of the search terms used were reported. Clinical characteristics of granular myringitis treated with castellani solution. CRD commentary This review addressed a clear clinical question with detailed inclusion criteria that appear to have been adhered to. Further research of high value is needed. Cochrane Database Syst Rev.

Granular myringitis

Turn recording back on. Eligible studies had to include at least 20 patients with a clinical diagnosis of granular myringitis based on clinical history and examination and lasting at least three weeks.

The mean age of included participants was rganular or Topical 5-fluorouracil for granular myringitis: If patients do not respond then application of topical caustic agents are employed. The conclusion is based on just two small poorly designed studies and may not be reliable. The review concludes that dilute vinegar solution should be considered over conventional antibiotic drops for the treatment of granular myringitis. The search strategy was not reported fully, particularly with relation to unpublished literature.

A narrative synthesis was appropriate given the heterogeneity, but the small sample size and poor quality of the included studies make the conclusions appear much stronger than warranted by the limited evidence.


Similar articles in PubMed. Management of granular myringitis: It is not clear if non-English language studies were included. Support Center Support Center. BMJ journals, various journal websites, citation indices and general internet searches.

Assessment of study quality Included studies were assessed using the Oxford Centre for Evidence Based Medicine grading system and mytingitis following criteria: El-Seifi A, Fouad B.

Management of granular myringitis: a systematic review.

Community-acquired methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus infections in discharging ears. Current literature was obtained by searching evidence-based medical databases, the Cochrane database, the Database of Abstracts of Reviews of Effects, the Cochrane controlled trials register, Ovid Granulsr, the various British Garnular Journal imprint journals, individual journal websites and citation indexes, and by hand-searching current journals.

Many patients respond well to meticulous microscopic aural toilet and topical antibiotic and steroid ear drops. Epub Dec Epub Jan No information was reported about the side effects of oflaxacin. However, the following conclusions can be inferred.

The authors did not state how the validity assessment was performed. Laser therapy for refractory myringitis in children. Vinegar treatment in the management of gdanular myringitis.