How is malignant otitis externa (MEO) staged?

Updated: Apr 13, 2020
  • Author: Brian Nussenbaum, MD, FACS; Chief Editor: Arlen D Meyers, MD, MBA  more...
  • Print
Answer

See the list below:

  • Levenson et al, Corey et al, Benecke, and Davis et al have proposed staging systems for malignant external otitis (MEO). [17, 18, 19]

    • These staging systems are generally based on extent of soft tissue/bony involvement or development of neurologic complications.

    • None of these staging systems has been widely adopted.


Did this answer your question?
Additional feedback? (Optional)
Thank you for your feedback!