Basic Summary for Mastoiditis


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Main name of condition: Mastoiditis


What is Mastoiditis?
  Brief description of Mastoiditis: Inflammation of a bone behind the ear
  Parent types of Mastoiditis: Bone conditions, Ear conditions
  Organs Affected by Mastoiditis: ear, bone, mastoid bone
How serious is Mastoiditis?
  Complications of Mastoiditis: see complications of Mastoiditis
What causes Mastoiditis?
  Causes of Mastoiditis: see causes of Mastoiditis
What are the symptoms of Mastoiditis?
  Symptoms of Mastoiditis: see symptoms of Mastoiditis
How is it treated?
  Treatments for Mastoiditis: see treatments for Mastoiditis
  Prevention of Mastoiditis: see prevention of Mastoiditis
Society issues for Mastoiditis
  Hospitalization statistics for Mastoiditis: The following are statistics from various sources about hospitalizations and Mastoiditis:
  • 0.007% (869) of hospital consultant episodes were for mastoiditis and related conditions in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 95% of hospital consultant episodes for mastoiditis and related conditions required hospital admission in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 54% of hospital consultant episodes for mastoiditis and related conditions were for men in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 46% of hospital consultant episodes for mastoiditis and related conditions were for women in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 56% of hospital consultant episodes for mastoiditis and related conditions required emergency hospital admission in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 3.3 days was the mean length of stay in hospitals for mastoiditis and related conditions in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 2 days was the median length of stay in hospitals for mastoiditis and related conditions in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 25 was the mean age of patients hospitalised for mastoiditis and related conditions in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 44% of hospital consultant episodes for mastoiditis and related conditions occurred in 15-59 year olds in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 2% of hospital consultant episodes for mastoiditis and related conditions occurred in people over 75 in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 6% of hospital consultant episodes for mastoiditis and related conditions were single day episodes in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 0.005% (2,641) of hospital bed days were for mastoiditis and related conditions in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)

Last revision: June 2, 2003

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