The management of the intracranial complications of acute otitis media in children

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Acute Otitis Media (AOM) is a very common condition in children. Complications of acute otitis media have reduced with the introduction of antibiotics. However, intratemporal and intracranial complications still arise, particularly if there is acute mastoiditis. We discuss the intracranial complications of acute otitis media in children together with evidence-based management.

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  • Authors: Christopher Loh, Kate Lightbody & Adam J Donne
  • Keywords: Otitis media, intracranial, complications, abscess, thrombosis
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