An Extensive Cholesteatoma with Bezold's Abscess

  title={An Extensive Cholesteatoma with Bezold's Abscess},
  author={Norhafiza Mat Lazim and Asma Alhusna Abang Abdullah},
Cholesteatoma has been known to be associated with multiple complications either extracranially or intracranially. Among the extracranial complications, mastoiditis and mastoid abscess are the most common. Bezold’s abscess formation with cholesteatoma is a rare occurrence but when present can lead to sinister sequalae if not properly managed. The treatment of cholesteatoma is mainly by surgical exploration namely mastoidectomy. The aim of treatment is to eradicate the diseased mastoid and to… CONTINUE READING

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