Acute otomastoiditis

Case contributed by Dr Dalia Ibrahim


Ear pain gradually worsening since one month.

Patient Data

Age: 27
Gender: Male

Complete opacification of the middle ear cleft (namely the epi,meso and hypotympanum),the mastoid antrum and the mastoid air cells a by fluid density.

No bony erosive changes. (intact scutum,ossicular chain & tegmen tympani).

Bulging right tympanic membrane.

Left deep external auditory canal irregular soft tissue density which shows internal air, likely wax.

Case Discussion

This case is a CT presentation of acute oto-mastoiditis.

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Case information

rID: 28329
Published: 21st Mar 2014
Last edited: 9th Dec 2019
System: Head & Neck
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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