Luc Abscess: a Rare Complication of a Common Pediatric Ear Infection

Authors

  • Nurfadhilah Aisyah Murad Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Hospital Kemaman, Jalan Da’ Omar, 24000 Kemaman, Terengganu, Malaysia
  • Zalilah Musa Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Hospital Kemaman, Jalan Da’ Omar, 24000 Kemaman, Terengganu, Malaysia.
  • Kharudin Abdullah Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Hospital Kemaman, Jalan Da’ Omar, 24000 Kemaman, Terengganu, Malaysia
  • Irfan Mohamad Department of Otorhinolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery, School of Medical Sciences, Universiti Sains Malaysia Health Campus, 16150 Kota Bharu, Kelantan, Malaysia

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.51407/mjpch.v27i1.127

Keywords:

Otitis media, infant, abscess, mastoiditis

Abstract

Middle ear infection occurs when fluid accumulate in middle ear as a result of inflammatory response to viral or bacterial infection. Infections may spread from the middle ear, resulting in a subperiosteal collection beneath the temporal muscle. Luc abscess is a rare complication of otitis media. The difference of this complication with other extracranial abscesses relating to otitis media is, it may not be associated with mastoid bone involvement. Therefore, it is defined as benign complication of otitis media. Here, we report a case of 10-month-old baby boy diagnosed with Luc abscess with mastoid involvement.

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Published

2021-04-28

How to Cite

Murad, N. A., Musa, Z. ., Abdullah, K., & Mohamad, I. (2021). Luc Abscess: a Rare Complication of a Common Pediatric Ear Infection. Malaysian Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 27(1), 20-24. https://doi.org/10.51407/mjpch.v27i1.127

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