HomePhilippine Journal of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgeryvol. 27 no. 1 (2012)

Cerebral Abscess with Rupture into the Ventricles due to Chronic Otitis Media

Ian C. Bickle | Diyana Mohamed



This 43-year-old man with a known history of schizophrenia presented with a one-week history of left ear pain accompanied by a purulent discharge from the external auditory canal over the last three days. Shortly afterwards he became confused. On direct examination, the left ear canal was oedematous containing granulation tissue.