congenital cholesteatoma

congenital cholesteatoma

a cholesteatoma arising in the middle ear or elsewhere in the temporal bone. Its origin is not related to otitis media, but it may result in chronic otitis media.
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The patient was diagnosed with an intratympanic membrane congenital cholesteatoma.
Congenital cholesteatoma (CC) can occur in any part of the temporal bone and the commonest site being in the middle ear, most probably due to its early presentation with conductive hearing loss [1, 2].
Past medical history was remarkable for surgical excision of a congenital cholesteatoma and insertion of transtympanic tubes to correct a conductive hearing loss.
The mass was excised, and the pathology report confirmed the diagnosis of a congenital cholesteatoma.
9) Yamasoba et al proposed that osteoma may be of a congenital nature, based on their reported case of an osteoma that was seen in conjunction with congenital cholesteatoma.
Otoscopic Clinic: Congenital cholesteatoma in the tympanic membrane
Congenital cholesteatoma presents in children as a white mass behind an intact tympanic membrane.
6) Yamasoba et al, who reported a case of osteoma arising from the pyramidal eminence combined with congenital cholesteatoma, suggests a congenital mechanism.
If the affected patient has no history of chronic otitis media or otologic surgery, the otolaryngologist can make the diagnosis of congenital cholesteatoma with confidence.
Based on his age, we believe his tumor was not a congenital cholesteatoma.
In the accompanying photograph, a congenital cholesteatoma is seen in the posterior quadrant (figure).
Congenital cholesteatoma of the temporal bone: MR findings and comparison with CT.
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