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Bezold's mastoiditis

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A very rare complication of acute otitis media. It is a mastoiditis with perforation medially into the digastric groove, forming a deep neck abscess. Bezold in 1877 gave the first clear description of masteoiditis.


  • F. Bezold:
    Erkrankungen des Warzentheiles. Archiv für Ohrenheilkunde, 1877, 4: 26-68.
  • Die Corrosionsanatomie des Ohres mit Rücksicht auf der Otiatrik.
    Monatsschrift für Ohrenheilkunde, Berlin, 1877; 11: 121-127.

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