A. Bezold’s Abscess
B. Subperiosteal Mastoid Abscess
C. Luc’s Abscess
D. Citelli’s Abscess
Ans:A. Bezold’s Abscess.
Both acute and chronic mastoid diseases may lead to formation of different kinds of abscesses ,as the necrosis of the mastoid bone occurs and pus makes its way out.
- Subperiosteal Abscess:
Swelling over the mastoid antrum,pinna is pushed outwards,downwards and forwards.
- Bezold abscess – pus breaks through the thin medial side of the tip of the mastoid and presents as a swelling in the upper part of neck.This absess occurs deep to the Sternocleidomastoid muscle.The patient develops torticollis and swelling under the upper part of the sternocleidomastoid.
- Citelli’s abscess (along posterior belly of diagnostic)
- Luc’s abscess(along the posterior wall of the external auditory canal).
- Zygomatic Abscess