A study of prevalence of cholesteatoma in complications of suppurative otitis media

  • Abhay Gupta
  • S. R. Agarwal
Lead article


Complications of suppurative otitis media are common in developing world. Cholesteatoma has been implicated as the causative factor. We studied 76 cases of suppurative otitis media presented with complica tions and found that only 64% cases had cholesteatoma. Granulation were present in most of the cases of intracranial complications (16.68%).

Key words

Otitis media complications cholesteatoma intracranial extracranial. 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Abhay Gupta
    • 1
  • S. R. Agarwal
    • 2
  1. 1.Pravara rural Medical collegeLoni, Ahmednagar
  2. 2.G.R. Medical CollegeGowaliorIndia

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