The topics presented were Acute Suppurative Otitis Media
(ASOM) and Serous Otitis Media (OME) by Dr Ameer Khan, ENT specialist from Badr al Samaa, Sur, and Lasers in Dermatology by Dr Ajanta Shaikh, dermatologist from Badr al Samaa, Sur.
Acute suppurative otitis media
is inflammation of the mucous membrane lining of the middle ear cleft (consisting of the eustachian tube, tympanic cavity, mastoid antrum and mastoid air cells) produced by pus-forming organism (1).
The natural history of the disease, usually beginning in childhood [1,2] as a tympanic membrane perforation due to Acute Suppurative Otitis Media
(ASOM) or less commonly due to Otitis Media.
Chronic otitis media is a permanent abnormality on tympanic membrane following a long-standing middle ear infection emanating from previous acute suppurative otitis media
(ASOM), otitis media with effusion, or negative pressure to the middle ear.
Data were collected from electronic medical records (EMRs) of 100 subjects with an ICD-9 code of 382.0 acute suppurative otitis media
, 382.4 unspecified suppurative otitis media, or 382.9 unspecified otitis media.
Cases of intracranial complications due to acute suppurative otitis media
were excluded from the study.
Otoscopic examination revealed bilateral purulent middle ear effusions consistent with acute suppurative otitis media
Intratemporal and intracranial complications of acute suppurative otitis media
in children: renewed interest.
The diagnosis was acute suppurative otitis media
. I knew this child had experienced a number of them.
All cases of acute suppurative otitis media
and serous otitis media.
This may be a clinical manifestion of acute suppurative otitis media
(ASOM), chronic suppurative otitis media (CSOM) or otitis externa (OE).
An effusion frequently remains in the middle ear following acute suppurative otitis media
, but usually spontaneous clearance occurs within a few weeks.