Skull base osteomyelitis: Comprehensive analysis and a new clinicoradiological classification system.

Ozer F., Pamuk A. E., ATAY G., PARLAK Ş., Yucel T.

Auris, nasus, larynx, vol.48, no.5, pp.999-1006, 2021 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 48 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2021
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.anl.2021.02.006
  • Journal Name: Auris, nasus, larynx
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus, Academic Search Premier, CINAHL, EMBASE, MEDLINE
  • Page Numbers: pp.999-1006
  • Keywords: Skull base osteomyelitis (SBO), Skull base, External ear, Classification, Magnetic resonance imaging, CT scan, MALIGNANT EXTERNAL OTITIS, DIAGNOSIS, INSIGHTS, DISEASE
  • Hacettepe University Affiliated: Yes


Objective: Skull baseosteomyelitis (SBO) is a rare phenomenon that typically occurs in diabetic or immunocompromised patients, causing significant morbidity and mortality. This study aimed to analyze a single institution's treatment results in SBO patients and propose anew integrated clinicoradiological classification system.