In this article, we will discuss the Etiology of Chronic Suppurative Otitis Media (CSOM). So, let’s get started.
Chronic Suppurative Otitis Media is a long standing infection of middle ear cleft characterized by ear discharge and permanent perforation.
Acute otitis media
Upper respiratory tract problems (obstruction like adenoids, tonsillitis, and sinusitis)
Decreased immunity or low body resistance
Post exanthemata like small pox, chicken pox, typhoid, measles.
Infection like streptococci, staphylococci, and pneumococci
Disease of nose and throat may lead to otitis media
Lack of proper hygiene