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Otoscopy image of the interior of the ear of a child affected by otitis media with effusion (OME), commonly referred to as glue ear.

Otoscopy image of the interior of the ear of a child affected by otitis media with effusion (OME), commonly referred to as glue ear. It is a collection of fluid (effusion) that occurs within the middle-ear space due to the negative pressure produced by dysfunction of the Eustachian tube.

Source  Clinica Claros, ISM / Science Photo Library