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symptom consisting of a localized collection of pus surrounded by inflamed tissue

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Besides this, a collection of possible suppurative content was detected in posterior triangle of right side of the neck, near the mastoid tip (Bezold's abscess).
Other extracranial complications include Bezold's abscess, labyrinthine fistulae, facial nerve paralysis and petrous apicitis (Gradenigo's syndrome).
A Bezold's abscess is a rare complication of otomastoiditis characterized by necrosis of the mastoid tip and spread of infection from bone to the adjacent soft tissue.
The diagnosis was atticoantral-type CSOM with mastoid abscess, Bezold's abscess, sigmoid sinus thrombosis, meningitis, cerebellar abscess, otitic hydrocephalus, and CSF otorrhea.
Otogenic anterior chest wall abscess: a rare and unique presentation of Bezold's abscess. Otorhinolaryngology Clinics: An International Journal 2011; 3: 90-2.