Acta Scientific Otolaryngology (ASOL) (ISSN: 2582-5550)

Case Report Volume 5 Issue 1

Necrotising Otitis Media: Primary Presentation Leukaemia in Adult Patient

Mohini Meena1, Nisha1* and Shuchita Singh Pachaury2

1SR ENT, AIIMS, Delhi, India
2Additional Professor, ENT, AIIMS, Delhi, India

*Corresponding Author: Mohini Meena, SR ENT, AIIMS, Delhi, India.

Received: November 14, 2022; Published: December 12, 2022


Acute necrotising otitis media is a highly virulent middle ear infection causing necrosis of the tympanic cavity. Here is a case report of 44 year old male who presented with right ear acute necrotising otitis media. The patient was aggressively treated with intravenous antibiotics and was incidentally diagnosed with an underlying immunocompromised state.

Keywords: Acute Necrotising Otitis Media; Antibiotics; Facial Palsy


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Citation: Mohini Meena., et al. “Necrotising Otitis Media: Primary Presentation Leukaemia in Adult Patient".Acta Scientific Otolaryngology 5.1 (2023): 04-06.


Copyright: © 2022 Mohini Meena., et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.


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