What is Mastoidectomy?

Category: Surgeries


A mastoidectomy is the surgical removal of the infected parts of the mastoid bone to treat infections such as mastoiditis or chronic otitis.

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations Percentage
Severe 0
Moderate 1
Mild 0
None 2

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Mastoidectomy

Side effect Patients Percentage
Vertigo 1


Stopped having Mastoidectomy

Duration Patients Percentage
Less than 1 month 5
Adherence Evaluations Percentage
Always 3
Usually 0
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden Evaluations Percentage
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 1
A little hard to take 0
Not at all hard to take 2
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Mastoidectomy.