Citelli abscess

Citelli abscesses are a suppurative complication of acute mastoiditis. The term may refer to extracranial abscesses in two different juxtamastoidal locations:

History and etymology

Salvatore Citè​lli (1875-1947) was an Italian otorhinolaryngologist 3,4

See also

Article information

rID: 65532
System: Head & Neck
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Citelli's abscesses
  • Citelli abscesses
  • Citelli's abscess

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