Acute suppurative otitis media

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Acute suppurative otitis media

  1. 1. ACUTE SUPPURATIVE OTITIS MEDIA
  2. 2. DISEASE Definition Etiology Precipitating factors Pathology Symptoms Signs Investigations D/D Medical treatment Surgical treatment Pre-op orders Steps of surgery Complications of surgery Post-op care Home advice
  3. 3. DEFINITION Mucus membrane Middle ear cleft Pus producing bacterial
  4. 4. ROUTES OF INFECTION
  5. 5. PRE-DISPOSING FACTORS Age Socio-economic factors Climate URBAN Anatomical problems – Eustachian tube – Adenoids – Nasal polyps
  6. 6. PRE-DISPOSING FACTORS Upper Respiratory Infections Allergies Craniofacial abnormalities (cleft palate) Down’s Syndrome Passive smoking
  7. 7. MICROBIOLOGY Streptococcus pneumoniae Haemophilus influenzae Moraxella catarrhalis Branhamella catarrhalis Staph aureus Pseudomonas aeruginosa Rhinovirus
  8. 8. SIGNS & SYMPTOMS Fever (children) Pain in ear Deafness Vertigo Ear discharge
  9. 9. INVESTIGATIONS Routine investigations Specific investigations
  10. 10. TREATMENT
  11. 11. TREATMENT Medical treatment
  12. 12.  Surgical treatment
  13. 13. THANK YOU

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