cholesteatosis


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cholesteatosis

 [ko″le-ste″ah-to´sis]
fatty degeneration due to cholesterol esters.

cholesteatosis

/cho·le·ste·a·to·sis/ (-ste″ah-to´sis) fatty degeneration due to cholesterol esters.

cholesteatoma

Dermatology
A benign plug of keratinised squamous epithelium and cholesterol found in the middle ear after acute otitis media.
 
Clinical
Hearing loss, ear fullness, and pain.
 
Neuropathology
Epidermoidoma, see there.

cholesteatosis

fatty degeneration due to cholesterol esters.