Otogenic brain abscess: review of 41 cases.


Forty-one patients in whom otogenic brain abscess was diagnosed and has been treated since 1968 are presented. Sixty-five percent of the patients were between 5 and 15 years of age. All patients had chronic otitis media, and 95% had cholesteatoma. Abscess was located in the temporal lobe in 54%, in the cerebellum in 44%, and in both locations in 2% of the… (More)


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@article{Sennarolu2000OtogenicBA, title={Otogenic brain abscess: review of 41 cases.}, author={Levent Sennaroğlu and Bulent Sozeri}, journal={Otolaryngology--head and neck surgery : official journal of American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery}, year={2000}, volume={123 6}, pages={751-5} }