In one, acute serous otitis media, which resolved spontaneously without intervention, involved the left side, but the MRI report did not specify the side of what was termed "mastoiditis.
What does SOM stand for?
SOM stands for Serous Otitis Media
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As opposed to acute otitis media, which is often accompanied by fever and pain, serous otitis media is often asymptomatic.
This finding strongly suggests a cot relation between otitis media and a shorter anterior skull base, and it corroborates the findings of Mann et al (3) and Kemaloglu et al, (5) who found that the anterior skull base of children with serous otitis media was shorter than that of other children.
Six years postoperatively, the patient developed persistent serous otitis media in the left ear.
Cysts of the nasopharynx may be asymptomatic, but if one enlarges or becomes inflamed, the patient may experience nasal obstruction, headaches, postnasal discharge with a foul odor, eustachian tube dysfunction with resulting otalgia, and serous otitis media.
Nasopharyngeal cancer can present with nasal obstruction, epistaxis, purulent rhinorrhea, headache, ear pain, serous otitis media, cervical lymphadenopathy, and cranial nerve involvement.
Lethal intracranial complications following inflation of the external auditory canal in the treatment of serous otitis media and due to defects in the petrous bone.