Subperiosteal abscess of the mastoid

Subperiosteal abscess of the mastoid is one of the more frequent complications of acute otomastoiditis and results in coalescent mastoiditis extending through the external cortex of the mastoid sinus. This can occur in any direction:

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rID: 2124
Tag: refs
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Subperiosteal abscess (mastoid)

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