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How does mastoiditis spread?

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Dr. David Kam
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery

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Untreated mastoiditis can spread to the brain leading to meningitis or brain abcess which can be fatal.
The specialty of ENT was created prior to the discovery of penicillin and at that time mastoidectomy is the only life saving treatment!

In brief: See below

Untreated mastoiditis can spread to the brain leading to meningitis or brain abcess which can be fatal.
The specialty of ENT was created prior to the discovery of penicillin and at that time mastoidectomy is the only life saving treatment!
Dr. David Kam
Dr. David Kam
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