Mastoiditis

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Mastoiditis

  1. 1.  Inflammation of Mastoid
  2. 2. 1. Acute mastoidtis a. b. 2. Catarrhal mastoiditis Coalescent mastoiditis Chronic mastoiditis
  3. 3.  Inadequate drainage of exudate  Inadequate antibiotic treatment of AOM
  4. 4.  This stage follows the stage of suppuration in ASOM.  There will be congestion of the mucosa of the mastoid which leads to aggravation of symptoms.  Clinical manifestations:     Severe pain in the mastoid region Otorrhoea Deafness Tenderness in the mastoid antrum
  5. 5.  The air cells of the mastoid coalesce & mastoid cavity becomes converted in to a bag of pus [empyema].  Clinical manifestations:     Severe pain Otorrhoea Tenderness in the mastoid antrum Oedema and sagging of external auditory canal
  6. 6.  It occurs with CSOM.
  7. 7.  Antibiotics  Myringotomy  Mastoidectomy

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