Chronic Suppurative Otitis Media Differential Diagnoses

Updated: Mar 15, 2017
  • Author: Peter S Roland, MD; Chief Editor: Arlen D Meyers, MD, MBA  more...
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DDx

Diagnostic Considerations

Problems to be considered include the following:

  • Langerhans cell histiocytosis
  • Neoplasia
  • Foreign body
  • Cholesteatoma
  • Sigmoid sinus thrombosis
  • Brain abscess
  • Otitic hydrocephalus
  • Extradural abscess
  • Meningitis
  • Tuberculosis
  • Petrositis
  • Labyrinthitis
  • Wegener Granulomatosis