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Diseases of The Middle Ear

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Commonest complication of CSOM is: (LQ)



A Sub- periosteal abscess
B Mastoiditis

C Brain absess
D Meningitis

Ans. C Brain abscess

There is no confusion as far as this question is concerned:

a. According to Turner

b. "Most common complication of CSOM is brain abscess (intracerebral)

c. According to Scotts Brown

d. "In a large series of 268 patients with complications of COM, he incidence of extracranial complications was 32%, intracranial

e. complications was 56% and combined intracranial and extracranial was 72%"

Relative Incidence of Complications in Active Mucosal and Squamous COM

Extracranial

%

Intracranial

%

Post auricular abscess

Facial palsy

Bezold abscess

Petrous apicitis

Meningitis

75

06

02

0.2

12

Subdural abscess

Brain abscess

Extradural abscess

Lateral sinus thrombosis

S1

20

10

20

So from above text of Scotts Brown it is clear that Intracranial complications are more common than extracranial and amongst intracranial as is clear from the table - M/C is Brain abscess Hence there is no doubt regarding this answer.

Most common complication of acute otitis media → Acute mastoiditis

Most common intracranial complication of acute otitis media → Meningitis

Most common extracranial complication of (SOM →Post-auricular abscess

Most common intracranial complication of (SOM →Brain (intracerebral abscess)

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