Mastoiditis

Known as: Mastoiditides, Mastoiditis [Disease/Finding], Unspecified mastoiditis 
Inflammation of the honeycomb-like MASTOID BONE in the skull just behind the ear. It is usually a complication of OTITIS MEDIA.
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Review
2008
Review
2008
Increasing use of antibiotics and the spread of resistant pneumococcal clones in the early 1990s alarmed the medical profession… (More)
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Highly Cited
2007
2003
2003
Acute mastoiditis is a serious complication of acute otitis media in children. Suppurative disease in the mastoid region… (More)
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
BACKGROUND Operating on the principle that most acute otitis media (AOM) episodes resolve without antibiotics, doctors in the… (More)
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2000
2000
To estimate the incidence of acute mastoiditis and identify predictors for mastoid surgery, a retrospective case record study of… (More)
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1997
1997
We undertook a retrospective study to examine our experience with acute mastoiditis over a 12-year period. Fifty-eight cases were… (More)
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1991
1991
A study was undertaken in 43 patients to determine the role of surgery in tuberculous mastoiditis. Cortical mastoidectomy was… (More)
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1985
1985
During the period from 1974 to 1981, surgery for acute mastoiditis was performed on 12 ears, giving an annual incidence of 0.004… (More)
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1983
1983
With the advent of broad-spectrum antibiotics, the clinical course of middle ear disease has been altered. One result has been… (More)
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1976
1976
We describe a patient with intractable subacute mastoiditis who was treated successfully by maggot therapy. Maggot debridement of… (More)
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