Intracranial otogenic complications: a persisting problem.

@article{Samuel1986IntracranialOC,
  title={Intracranial otogenic complications: a persisting problem.},
  author={Jane Samuel and Cleuber Moreira Fernandes and Joel L. Steinberg},
  journal={The Laryngoscope},
  year={1986},
  volume={96 3},
  pages={272-8}
}
Three hundred thirty-five cases of acute mastoiditis with complications due to extension of infection beyond the mastoid are reported. Two hundred twenty-four of those presented with intracranial sepsis. Meningitis occurred in 83 cases, brain abscess in 53, extradural abscess in 49 cases, and lateral sinus thrombosis in 39 cases. Intracranial complications are frequently seen in this group of patients with neglected otitis media. The complications occurred frequently in children and young… CONTINUE READING
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