Bezold abscess

Bezold abscess
an abscess in the neck resulting from acute mastoiditis (Bezold mastoiditis) in which pus tracts have formed deep to the superior portion of the sternocleidomastoid muscle and along the posterior belly of the digastric muscle.

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  • Friedrich Bezold — (9 February 1842 October 5 1908) was a German otologist and professor at the University of Munich. He made several contributions to early audiology.He is best known for developing hearing tests with tuning forks and his work to improve education… …   Wikipedia

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  • Mastoiditis — Classification and external resources Side view of head, showing surface relations of bones. (Mastoid process labeled near center.) ICD 10 H …   Wikipedia

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