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April 1934

FATAL COMPLICATIONS OF OTITIS MEDIA: WITH PARTICULAR REFERENCE TO THE INTRACRANIAL LESIONS IN A SERIES OF TEN THOUSAND AUTOPSIES

Author Affiliations

LOS ANGELES
From the Departments of Neurology of the College of Medical Evangelists and of the University of Southern California, and from the Laboratory of Neuropathology, Los Angeles County General Hospital.

Arch Otolaryngol. 1934;19(4):451-501. doi:10.1001/archotol.1934.03790040039005
Abstract
  • Introduction

    • Bacteriology

  • Problems and Pitfalls in the Interpretation of Observations at Autopsy

  • Causes of Death in Cases of Otitis Media and Mastoiditis

  • Lesions of the Temporal Bone, with Special Reference to Infection in the Petrous Pyramid

    • Essential Factors in Bony Necrosis

    • Infection in the Petrous Pyramid

    • Apicitis Petrosa

    • Intracranial Complications of Apicitis Petrosa

  • Infection of the Dura Mater, Including Extradural and Subdural Abscesses

    • Extradural Abscess

    • Pachymeningitis

    • Subdural Abscess

    • Dural Fistula

  • Thrombosis of the Intracranial Venous Channels

    • Thrombosis of the Lateral Sinus

    • Thrombosis of the Cavernous Sinus

    • Thrombosis of the Petrosal Sinuses

    • Thrombosis of the Superior Longitudinal Sinus

    • Thrombosis of the Cerebral Veins

    • Widespread Thrombosis of the Venous Channels in Infants

  • Inflammatory Lesions of the Leptomeninges

    • The Reactive Meningitides

    • Septic Leptomeningitis

    • Direct or Primary Otogenous Leptomeningitis

    • Indirect or Secondary Otogenous Leptomeningitis

  • Otitic Encephalitis and Abscess of the Brain

    • Nonsuppurative Encephalitis

    • Encephalic Abscess

    • Otogenous Cerebral Abscess

    • Otogenous Cerebellar Abscess

  • A Proposed

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