International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Medical Surgical | India | Volume 5 Issue 9, September 2016

A Study on Intracranial Complications of Otitis Media

Dr Sahni D K [2] | Dr Revathy V Suresh

Abstract: Because of efficient use of antibiotics, their proper use and patient awareness, complications of otitis media is becoming less. The intracranial complications are meningitis, brain abcess, extradural abcess, subdural abcess and lateral sinus thrombosis. Sample size for the present study was thirty. This study was done in the Department of ENT, Travancore Medical College, Kollam. In the present study, 19 cases belonged to male sex. Based on age group, 14 cases belonged to age group 0-20 years. Based on intra cranial complications, 9 cases showed meningitis and 9 cases showed extradural abcess.

Keywords: Otitis media, intracranial, ENT, meningitis, extradural abcess

Edition: Volume 5 Issue 9, September 2016,

Pages: 1782 - 1783

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