What happens if surgery is not done for unsafe CSOM or cholesteatoma?

What happens if surgery is not done for unsafe CSOM or cholesteatoma?

In this video, Dr. Nishi Gupta, Head department of ENT, Dr. Shroffs Charity Eye Hospital, Delhi, will talk about the complications if surgery in not done for unsafe chronic suppurative otitis media (CSOM) or cholesteatoma. The ear lies very close to the brain and there are high chances that the ear infections can travel towards brain. This could be life threatening to the patient. But before this, patient suffers complete hearing loss and a deviation of the angle of mouth is present. Still, if the cholesteatoma is ignored, it can lead to serious complications.

Dr. Nishi Gupta

Dr. Nishi Gupta is a ENT/ Otorhinolaryngologist. She has been a practicing ENT surgeon for last 15 years. Spent lot of time perfecting her specialization and in microsurgery of ear. Trained from Great Ormond Street Hospital for children, London. A highly proficient endoscopic and microlaryngeal surgeon. Has written a book on Endoscopic Dacryocystorhinostomy - A revolution. She completed MBBS from University of Rajasthan, Jaipur in 1986, MS - Otorhinolaryngology from University of Rajasthan, Jaipur in 1989 and DNB - Otorhinolaryngology from National Board of Examination in 1994.

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