Disease Information for Mastoiditis

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Neck muscle pains
Decreased taste ability/Hypoguesia
Cranial nerve abnormalities/involvement/signs
Dizziness/Dizzy
Facial Nerve Palsy/Facial Paralysis
Facial weakness/droop, unilateral
Headache
Loss of Taste
Occipital Headache
Vertigo
Neck pain posterior
Fever
Malaise
Ear pain/otalgia normal drum
Earache
Edema/swelling mastoid area
Hearing loss
Mastoid tenderness
Otorrhea/draining ear
Postauricular Swelling Edema
Referred ear Pain Otalgia
Vertigo in Children
Disease Progression
Course/Acute
Demographics & Risk Factors
Ethnic or Racial Factors
American Indian population
Established Disease Population
Patient/Immune compromised/Immune suppressed
Sex & Age Groups
Population/Adolescent
Population/Child
Population/Male
Population/Toddler
Laboratory Tests
Abnormal Lab Findings - Increased
WBC
Neutrophiles (Lab)
WBC/White Blood Cell Count/Leukocytes (Lab)
Diagnostic Test Results
Isotope Scan
Isotope/Bone scan abnormality
CT Scan
MRI/Head Scan Abnormal
CT Scan/Acoustic Cochlear Abnormalities
MRI/Acoustic high resolution/cochlea abnormal
X-RAY
Xray/Mastoid abnormality
Xray/Destructive mass in middle ear/Head
Xray/Tympanic portion of petrous bone eroded/Skull
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Rule Outs
Abscess, submastoid
Acoustic neuroma
Cholestatoma/middle ear
Associated Disease & Complications
Abscess, submastoid
Bells palsy/Facial nerve paralysis
Cavernous sinus thrombosis
Cerebral Sinus Venosis Thrombus Phlebitis
Cerebral vein thrombosis/phlebitis
Cholestatoma/middle ear
Deafness
Deafness, conduction type
Epidural abscess
Facial nerve palsy/secondary
Hydrocephalus, acute acquired
Inadequate substandard medical care/effects
Labyrinthe fistula
Meningitis
Meningitis Bacterial
Meningitis, basilar
Osteomyelitis/petrous bone
Perforated eardrum
Suppurative labyrinthitis
Zygomatic mastoiditis
Facial Paralysis
Recurrent Meningitis
Deafness Acquired
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Specific Agent
AGENT/Infection/Purulent/pyogenic/suppurative (ex)
Class
CLASS/Otolaryngology/ENT Specialty Population
CLASS/Otolaryngology/ENT disorders (ex)
CLASS/Paranasal sinus disorder (ex)
CLASS/Ear drum involvement/disorder (ex)
CLASS/Ears/accessory (category)
CLASS/Labyrinth involvement/disorder (ex)
CLASS/Mastoid involvement/disorder (ex)
Pathophysiology
Pathophysiology/Peripheral Vertigo
Process
PROCESS/Infected organ/abscess (category)
PROCESS/Inflammatory/infection (ex)
Treatment
Drug Therapy - Indication
RX/Antibiotic
RX/Prolonged course of antibiotics
SX/ENT Surgery
Surgical Procedures or Treatments
SX/Surgery Incision/Drainage
Definition

Inflammation of the cavity and air cells in the mastoid part of the temporal bone.

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NEJM (The New England Journal of Medicine)
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