Otitis media

Case contributed by Dr Heba Abdelmonem


Bilateral ear discharge

Patient Data

Age: 57 years
Gender: Male

Complete opacification of the epitympanum of both middle ear cavities as well as both aditus adantrum extending into the mastoid air cells on both sides.

No signs of erosion of any of the following; ossicles, scutum, tygmen tympani.

Case Discussion

Patient with history of ear discharge demonstrates opacification of both middle ear cavities that extends into the both mastoids as well as opacified aditus adantrum.

CT finding in keeping with bilateral otitis media with bilateral mastoid effusion.

No signs of bone erosion to suggest cholesteatoma.

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Case information

rID: 53620
Published: 7th Jun 2017
Last edited: 16th Jul 2018
System: Head & Neck
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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