When the complications were evaluated, subperiosteal abscess
was determined in 3 patients (7.89%).
of otitic origin usually occur following the spread of infection to the subperiosteal area from the cortical bone destruction often secondary to acute mastoiditis.
This may progress to a frank subperiosteal abscess
with pus that will require surgical drainage.
Mastoiditis and subperiosteal abscess
formation were significantly more common in ears with cholesteatoma than those without (p < 0.0001).
Effect of corticosteroids in the acute management of pediatric orbital cellulitis with subperiosteal abscess
. Ophthal Plast Reconstr Surg 2005; 21:363-366.
,  Orbital complications of sinusitis include edema, orbital cellulitis, subperiosteal abscess
, orbital abscess, cavernous sinus thrombosis and in advanced stage intracranial complications such as meningitis and brain abscess.
This procedure has been helpful in treating patients who have developed suppurative complications from otitis media, such as acute mastoiditis with or without subperiosteal abscess
or intracranial spread of infection.
A review of the patient's medical history by physicians was unremarkable except for a subperiosteal abscess
of the left mandible that was three years earlier.
The joint or subperiosteal abscess
should be drained and washed out under general anaesthesia.
It is evident that mastoiditis comprises of 59.35% of total extracranial complications and is the commonest in the present series followed by subperiosteal abscess
, labyrinthitis and facial palsy.
Functional endoscopic sinus surgery of orbital subperiosteal abscess
Clival inflammation with cavernous sinus trombophlebitis and orbital subperiosteal abscess
. Neurol Med Chir (Tokyo).