Otogenic tetanus: Case report and literature review

Dean P. Lyons, Leonard P. Rybak
1981 Journal of Laryngology and Otology  
Otogenic meningitis is a serious and fortunately rare complication of a middle ear otitis. Recurrent otogenic meningitis is even more rare and dangerous. This requires primarily the search for the cause. Therefore, it is indicated to perform an effective, safe and stable surgical technique. The purpose is to bring the patient to complete healing. This surgical technique is represented by subtotal petrosectomy.
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