We must begin treatment if an acute inflammation of the middle ear spreads to bony areas. Mastoidectomy to clean up the mastoid process permanently.

Like other severe ear disorders, so this condition starts with infection. Specifically, mastoiditis can occur when an acute middle ear infection develops complications. In principle every acute middle ear infection involves the mucous membrane of the bony section behind the ear referred to medically as the mastoid process. This bone forms part of the temporal bone. Because it consists of hollow air-filled cells, it is easy for infection to spread to this area.

If there is not only inflammation of the mucosal lining of the mastoid, but an internal infection, then there is a high risk of dangerous complications. Hearing can also be damaged, as well as the equilibrium organ of balance. Unfortunately, even a spread of the inflammation to the adjacent structures such as the brain cannot be ruled out.

We are happy to deal with mastoiditis with surgery on request, be it for you or your child. The best type of surgical correction is generally mastoidectomy. This operation removes the diseased mastoid completely or partially, clearing out the infected bony substance so the diseased are can be repaired.