Mastoid subperiosteal abscess.

Abstract

Subperiosteal abscess was the indication for surgery in every child with acute mastoiditis who underwent mastoidectomy at our institution since 1972. Nineteen such patients are discussed herein. Positive bacteriologic findings included Streptococcus pyogenes in three patients, Streptococcus pneumoniae in three patients, Mycobacterium tuberculosis in two… (More)

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