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Background: Chronic Suppurative Otitis Media is still a problem of concern in many developing countries. Despite all better anti-biotic therapy, complications of CSOM are still prevalent. The complications of CSOM are still potentially life-threatening and cause severe morbidity. Purpose: Aim of this study was the complications in patients of CSOM presenting at tertiary care center and also to study the epidemiological profile of the patients presenting with complications. Materials: An observational study was conducted from June 2015 to July 2021 at Dr. Vasantrao Pawar Medical College. A detailed history of the patient was taken and data analyzed. Results: A total of 79 patients were included in this study. About 63% of patients in the study presented with extracranial complications and 37% of patients presented with intracranial complication. The most affected age group was from 21-30 years.


Abscess, Complications, Chronic Otitis Media, CSOM (Chronic Suppurative Otitis Media)
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