Complications of chronic suppurative otitis media: A study in Azamgarh district Uttar Pradesh


  • MK Gupta Associate Professor , Department of ENT, Govt. Medical College, Azamgarh, UP,India
  • Ravi Gupta Resident, Department of ENT, Govt. Medical College , Azamgarh,UP,India


Cholestetoma; Extracranial complications; intracranial complications.


Introduction and objective: Chronic Suppurative Otitis Media is commonly associated with complications. Both types of CSOM that is Tubotymtanic disease and Atticoantral disease are associated with numerous complications. CSOM of AAD type is commonly associated with serious complications. Cholesteatoma has a bone erosion effect, which can lead to intracranial complications. Objective of this study was conducted to find the incidence of various complications in CSOM in distt Azamgarh, Uttar Pradesh.Material and method: Cross-sectional study was conducted in department of ENT government medical college Azamgarh, Uttar Pradesh, between January 2018 to January 2020. The data was analysed using Microsoft excel and SPSS version 20 statistical software. Descriptive statistics were used. The study was approved by the Institutional Ethics Committee.Results: Study comprises 140 male and 180 female study subjects. 190 cases had bilateral disease. 70 cases had right ear disease and 60 cases had left ear disease. Out of 320 cases 20% presented with complications. Out of which 50 cases had extracranial complication and 14 cases had intracranial complication.Conclusion: Facial palsy, semi circular canal fistula and mastoid abcess are most common extracranial complications. Brain abscess and meningitis are most common intracranial complications.




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Gupta, M., & Gupta, R. (2021). Complications of chronic suppurative otitis media: A study in Azamgarh district Uttar Pradesh. International Journal of Health and Clinical Research, 4(8), 226–228. Retrieved from