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Complications of Suppurative Otitis Media - A Retrospective Study in a Tertiary Care Hospital

Asian Journal of Pharmaceutical and Health Sciences,2013,3,4,848-853.
Published:November 2013
Type:Research Articles
Authors:
Author(s) affiliations:

Satyajit Mishra1,*, Tanuja Panigrahi2 

1Assistant Professor, Department of ENT and Head and Neck Surgery, VSS Medical College and Hospital, Burla, Odisha, India.

2Consultant, St. Thomas Hospital, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India.

Abstract:

Suppurative otitis media is quite a common disease in India and more so in Odisha. Because of inadequate treatment as well as lack of treatment, the disease assumes a chronicity and subsequently different complications ensues. Western Odisha and adjacent Chhatisgarh being poor economically and also having a poor health care facility, poor people of this area are at a higher risk of developing such complications. Therefore, a retrospective study over a period of two years was carried out in VSS Medical College, Burla-Sambalpur (Odisha) to have a data regarding the incidence and various pattern of presentations of complications of suppurative otitis media.

Showing Incidence of Individual Extra cranial Complications