Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Encyclopedia.
mastoiditis externaAn obsolete term for mastoiditis that presents “externally”—e.g., as a subperiosteal abscess.
Segen's Medical Dictionary. © 2012 Farlex, Inc. All rights reserved.
Inflammation of the periosteum of the mastoid process.
See also: mastoiditis
Medical Dictionary, © 2009 Farlex and Partners