Intracranial complications of otitis media: 15 years of experience in 33 patients.

  title={Intracranial complications of otitis media: 15 years of experience in 33 patients.},
  author={Norma de Oliveira Penido and Andrei Borin and Luiz C N Iha and Vinicius de Magalh{\~a}es Suguri and Ektor Tsuneo Onishi and Yotaka Fukuda and Oswaldo La{\'e}rcio Mendonça Cruz},
  journal={Otolaryngology--head and neck surgery : official journal of American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery},
  volume={132 1},
OBJECTIVES Complications in the central nervous system (CNS) from acute otitis media (AOM) and chronic otitis media (COM) are becoming fewer, although they still represent a challenge for early recognition, adequate treatment, and satisfactory results. This retrospective study analyzed clinical data and therapeutic options in 33 patients with intracranial involvement resulting from otitis media. Important clinical features of intracranial complications and the sequence of the most efficient… CONTINUE READING
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