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116 Possible Causes for Poorly Aerated Mastoids, Tender Mastoid

  • Mastoiditis

    The auricle itself is not erythematous or tender to manipulation. The left mastoid is mildly tender to palpation with minimal overlying erythema.[emdocs.net] Chronic mastoiditis results in a sclerotic, poorly aerated mastoid cavity (Figure 155-7).[otologytextbook.net] Acute mastoiditis is diagnosed by pain and tenderness over the mastoid bone.[infectiousdiseaseadvisor.com]

  • Acute Mastoiditis

    We presente the case of a 65-year-old women with earache, ear purulent discharge and tenderness of the mastoid tip after long time of medical therapy.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Chronic mastoiditis results in a sclerotic, poorly aerated mastoid cavity (Figure 155-7).[otologytextbook.net] The most common local symptoms were blurred tympanic membrane in all patients, painful tenderness of mastoid in 21 (57%) and redness of tympanic membrane in 13 (36%).[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Kartagener Syndrome

    Synopsis poorly aerated mastoids absence of frontal sinuses chronic sinusitis conductive deafness chronic otitis media corneal abnormalities rhinitis nasal polyps anosmia[humpath.com] CT scan will reveal bronchiectasis and also demonstrate involvement of paranasal sinuses poorly aerated mastoids and absence of frontal sinuses.[symptoma.com] CT scan for bronchiectasis and to demonstrate involvement of paranasal sinuses (poorly aerated mastoids absence of frontal sinuses).[patient.info]

    Missing: Tender Mastoid
  • Eastern Equine Encephalitis

    Eastern equine encephalitis (EEE), commonly called Triple E or, sleeping sickness (not to be confused with trypanosomiasis) is a zoonotic alphavirus and arbovirus present in North, Central, and South America and the Caribbean. EEE was first recognized in Massachusetts, United States, in 1831 when 75 horses died[…][en.wikipedia.org]

    Missing: Poorly Aerated Mastoids
  • Chronic Suppurative Otitis Media

    Management [ 6 ] Primary care If there is postauricular swelling or tenderness (suggesting mastoiditis ), facial paralysis, vertigo or evidence of intracranial infection,[patient.info] PNEUMATIZATION - Cavity size on CT: big or small, well or poorly aerated, sclerotic or not - children with chronic OME have more sclerotic mastoids with decreased pneumatization[ent.com.au] Presentations of complicated CSOM: Extracranial - Facial weakness, vertigo, tinnitus, mastoid tenderness n swelling, diplopia.[indianjotol.org]

  • Viral Lower Respiratory Infection

    This is a serious bacterial infection that affects the mastoid bone behind the ear.[rileychildrens.org] Symptoms may include ear pain, fever, headache, drainage from the infected ear, redness, swelling and tenderness in the affected ear.[rileychildrens.org]

    Missing: Poorly Aerated Mastoids
  • Viral Upper Respiratory Tract Infection

    This is a serious bacterial infection that affects the mastoid bone behind the ear.[rileychildrens.org] Symptoms may include ear pain, fever, headache, drainage from the infected ear, redness, swelling and tenderness in the affected ear.[rileychildrens.org]

    Missing: Poorly Aerated Mastoids
  • Patulous Eustachian Tube

    The present results indicate that the symptoms associated with patulous ET may be more distressful in patients with poorly developed mastoid cavity than in those with well-aerated[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The masking effect of nasally presented noise was greater with less developed mastoid pneumatization.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

    Missing: Tender Mastoid
  • Bezold's Abscess

    Following are the signs seen on examination of Bezold's abscess: 1) Sagging of the postero-superior canal wall 2) Perforation of the tympanic membrane 3) Mastoid tenderness[specialist-ent.com] Mastoid tenderness is elicited by pressure over the Macewen triangle or suprameatal triangle.[medigoo.com] Note that tenderness of the mastoid can be normal with uncomplicated ear infections such a otitis externa: mastoiditis implies that a patient is systemically very unwell.[entsho.com]

    Missing: Poorly Aerated Mastoids
  • Temporomandibular Joint Disorder

    Fever; otalgia Postauricular erythema and swelling; tenderness over mastoid process Otitis externa Pruritus, pain, and tenderness of the external ear Erythema and edema of[aafp.org] Infection or inflammation Herpes zoster and postherpetic neuralgia Prodrome of pain followed by vesicular rash Vesicular rash in dermatomal distribution, not crossing midline Mastoiditis[aafp.org] […] with chewing over affected tooth Visible tooth decay; fluctuance along gum line; pain with palpation over the tooth Wisdom tooth eruption Dull ache behind posterior molars Tenderness[aafp.org]

    Missing: Poorly Aerated Mastoids

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