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Tuberculous Otomastoiditis: a case report.


Subha, Sethu Thakachy and Puraviappan, Periyannan and Abd Majid, Nasir and Prepageran, Narayanan (2008) Tuberculous Otomastoiditis: a case report. International Journal of Health Research, 1 (3). pp. 111-114. ISSN 1596-9886, ESSN: 1596-9819


Tuberculosis is on the rise in the recent years. Commonest presentation is tuberculosis of the lungs. Tuberculosis of the middle ear cleft is relatively uncommon and often missed by clinicians. A case of tuberculous otomastoiditis with intracranial complication is presented. This case report is to emphasize the fact that high index of clinical suspicion is necessary for the early diagnosis and treatment of this entity which can cause fatal consequences.

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Item Type: Article
Subject: Tuberculosis - Case studies
Subject: Tuberculosis - Diagnosis
Divisions: Faculty of Medicine and Health Science
Publisher: Poracom Academic Publishers
Keywords: Facial palsy; Tuberculosis
Depositing User: Raja Norazlinda Raja Azenam
Date Deposited: 18 Feb 2013 09:02
Last Modified: 09 May 2013 06:39
URI: http://psasir.upm.edu.my/id/eprint/17490
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