Ann Clin Case Rep | Volume 7, Issue 1 | Case Report | Open Access

Temporal Root Abscesses due to Acute Otitis Media

Rodríguez Sanz Sara1, Andreu Gálvez Marina1, Hernández Ruiz Paula1, Russo Martínez Alessandra2 and Guillén Martínez Alberto1*

1Department of Otorhinolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery, University Hospital Santa Lucía, Cartagena, Spain 2School of Medicine, Iberoamerican University, Dominican Republic

*Correspondance to: Guillén Martínez Alberto 

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The complications of acute otitis media have decreased since the advent of antibiotic therapy, however, as physicians we must be familiar with them due to their potential severity and because acute otitis media continues to be one of the most frequent pathologies in childhood. Zygomatic abscesses are extremely rare; their presentation can easily be confused with other pathologies such as external otitis, which will lead to a delay in diagnosis and treatment, and an increase in morbidity. We present a clinical case with an interesting differential diagnosis that reminds us of the importance of knowing these types of unusual complications.


Otitis; Complications; Abscess; Zygomatic; Temporal


Sara RS, Marina AG, Paula HR, Alessandra RM, Alberto GM. Temporal Root Abscesses due to Acute Otitis Media. Ann Clin Case Rep. 2022; 7: 2156..

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