Mastoiditis - enrojecimiento e hinchazón detrás del oído

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Mastoiditis - enrojecimiento e hinchazón detrás del oído

La mastoiditis es una infección de las celdillas aéreas óseas ubicadas en la apófisis mastoides, la cual está localizada detrás del oído. En la actualidad es poco común gracias al uso de antibióticos para las infecciones óticas. Este niño presenta edema y enrojecimiento por detrás del pabellón auricular derecho debido a la mastoiditis.

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  • Last Reviewed on 05/16/2012
  • Neil K. Kaneshiro, MD, MHA, Clinical Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, University of Washington School of Medicine. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M. Health Solutions, Ebix, Inc.

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