In conclusion, in the rural areas of Turkey where the socioeconomic levels are highly low, the patients with COM are usually treated with radical surgeries since the patients often present with cholesteatomas that cannot be treated with simple surgeries and severe destructive otogenic
anterior chest wall abscess: a rare and unique presentation of Bezold's abscess.
To the Editor: Zygomatic root abscess is a rare extracranial otogenic
Stroke mimics were defined as conditions clinically imitating the symptoms of acute stroke (such as epileptic seizures with hemiparesis in the postictal period, otogenic
vertigo, decreased level of consciousness or transient focal neurological deficits secondary to infection, uremia, hypoglycemia, or dehydration).
1] With otogenic
infection the close proximity of the middle ear and mastoid to the dural venous sinuses predispose these regions to lateral sinus thrombophlebitis.
There were 9 cases of post injury tetanus, 6 of them were males, 5 cases of otogenic
tetanus and 9 cases had no clinically identifiable portal of entry.
Intracranial spread of otogenic
infection has been shown to have a mortality rate of 5-25%.
lateral sinus thrombosis (LST) is a rare but serious intracranial complication of acute or chronic otitis media.
In tetanus, idiopathic cases were nine, traumatic eight, and otogenic
In the presented case, the initial symptoms were otogenic
complications due to chronic otitis media and that was the reason for the hospital treatment and urgent diagnosis.
Neither computed tomography nor lumbar puncture testing was available at the time of the patient's evaluation, and a presumptive diagnosis of otogenic
bacterial meningitis was made.
Surgical management of intracranial complications of otogenic