A huge osteoma of the middle ear.

Department of Otolaryngology -- Head and Neck Surgery, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine, Samsung Medical Center, Ilwon-Dong 50, Kangnam-ku, Seoul 135-710, South Korea.
International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology (Impact Factor: 1.32). 12/2005; 69(11):1569-74. DOI: 10.1016/j.ijporl.2005.04.008
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ABSTRACT Osteomas of the middle ear are rare benign neoplasms. Most of the cases caused conductive hearing loss and others were asymptomatic and diagnosed incidentally. We report a case of a huge middle ear osteoma along with compatible radiological findings filling the whole tympanum and the Eustachian tube, which caused intermittent otorrhea and conductive hearing loss.

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