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Congenital Cholesteatoma

Seidman-Zager MIS - MedPix (2007)

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Affiliation: Uniformed Services University

ABSTRACT

Diagnosis: Congenital Cholesteatoma

History: 4 year old male with presented with white mass behind the left tympanic membrane noted on routine physical exam. Pt has no hx of ear surgery, perforations or trauma.

Findings: - Cholesteatoma of the left mesotympanum and epitympanum - Extends medially toward the malleus and incus without clear erosion of the bones - No dehiscence of the facial nerve noted

Ddx: Congenital Cholesteatoma Acquired Cholesteatoma Giant Cholesterol Cyst Acoustic Neuroma Glomus tumor Sarcoma Meningioma

Dxhow: Appearance was consistant with cholesteatoma on specimen examination both grossly and histologically.

Exam: Ear exam: White mass behind the tympanic membrane, with bilateral tympanostomy tubes. Audiometry: left sided airbone gap of 30dBs, left sided type B tympanogram, right sided type A tympanogram

No MeSH data available.


Soft tissue mass in the middle ear space abutting the long process of the incus without obvious erosion.
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Congenital Cholesteatoma

Seidman-Zager MIS - MedPix (2007)

Soft tissue mass in the middle ear space abutting the long process of the incus without obvious erosion.
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MPX1034_synpic39539: Soft tissue mass in the middle ear space abutting the long process of the incus without obvious erosion.

View Article: MedPix Image - MedPix Case

Affiliation: Uniformed Services University

ABSTRACT

Diagnosis: Congenital Cholesteatoma

History: 4 year old male with presented with white mass behind the left tympanic membrane noted on routine physical exam. Pt has no hx of ear surgery, perforations or trauma.

Findings: - Cholesteatoma of the left mesotympanum and epitympanum - Extends medially toward the malleus and incus without clear erosion of the bones - No dehiscence of the facial nerve noted

Ddx: Congenital Cholesteatoma Acquired Cholesteatoma Giant Cholesterol Cyst Acoustic Neuroma Glomus tumor Sarcoma Meningioma

Dxhow: Appearance was consistant with cholesteatoma on specimen examination both grossly and histologically.

Exam: Ear exam: White mass behind the tympanic membrane, with bilateral tympanostomy tubes. Audiometry: left sided airbone gap of 30dBs, left sided type B tympanogram, right sided type A tympanogram

No MeSH data available.