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Tympanoplasty: Fixing a Hole in Your Child's Eardrum [English] Permalink Public

Your child needs an operation to fix a hole in his eardrum. This operation is called a tympanoplasty (say: TIM-pan-oh-PLASS-tee). Your child will sleep and feel no pain during the operation. This page explains what happens during the operation and how to take care of your child at home. Use this information to tell your child what to expect, using words he can understand. (English)


Body Location:
  • Ear, Nose, and Throat
Diagnosis and Therapy:
  • Surgery and Procedures
Disorders and Conditions:
  • Infant/Children Illnesses and Disorders
  • Pain,
  • Surgery,
  • Ear,
  • Peds,
  • Pediatric,
  • Earache,
  • Eardrum,
  • Pediatrics,
  • Tympanoplasty
  • Children and Youth
  • Maternal Infant Child Youth
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February 27, 2008
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