Mastoiditis - vista lateral de la cabeza

La mastoiditis es una infección de las celdillas aéreas óseas ubicadas en la apófisis mastoides, la cual está localizada detrás del oído. Es poco común en la actualidad gracias al uso de antibióticos en el tratamiento de las infecciones óticas. Este niño presenta drenaje por el oído y enrojecimiento (eritema) detrás del pabellón auricular, sobre el hueso mastoides.Mastoiditis - vista lateral de la cabeza

Revision

Last reviewed 5/21/2013 by Ashutosh Kacker, MD, BS, Associate Professor of Otolaryngology, Weill Cornell Medical College, and Associate Attending Otolaryngologist, New York-Presbyterian Hospital, New York, NY. Review provided by VeriMed Healthcare Network.

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