Pneumocephalus and meningitis as a complication of acute otitis media: case report.

Abstract

Otogenic pneumocephalus is a rare condition. The case is described of pneumocephalus and meningitis secondary to acute otitis media. Although the rate of intracranial complications related to middle ear disease is only 0.5 to 4%, mortality still ranges between 5 and 15%.

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@article{Ciorba2007PneumocephalusAM, title={Pneumocephalus and meningitis as a complication of acute otitis media: case report.}, author={Andrea Ciorba and Anna Berto and M Borgonzoni and Domenico Leonardo Grasso and Alessandro Martini}, journal={Acta otorhinolaryngologica Italica : organo ufficiale della Societa italiana di otorinolaringologia e chirurgia cervico-facciale}, year={2007}, volume={27 2}, pages={87-9} }