As I have several times written on one or more phases of this topic, I must ask your indulgence if I repeat statements that have already been presented in previous communications. The reason is obvious; first, because there is nothing new on the subject, and second, because the ground has been amply covered by many of our co-workers in this field during the past three or four years.
In discussing the intracranial complications of otitic origin, I shall place them in the order in which I have most frequently encountered them, which is as follows:
Thrombosis of the Sigmoid Sinus.
Meningitis of the Serous Type.
Thrombosis of the Jugular Bulb.
Thrombosis of the Internal Jugular Vein.
Brain Abscess, Middle and Anterior Fossa.
Meningitis of the Purulent Type.
Thrombosis of the Petrosal Sinuses.
Thrombosis of the Cavernous Sinuses.
PACHYMENINGITIS, KNOWN AS PACHYMENINGITIS EXTERNA