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
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.


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