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ORIGINAL ARTICLE
Year : 1998  |  Volume : 1  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 55-60

Congenital cholesteatoma: Ohod hospital expewrience


Department of ENT, ohod Hospital, Al Madinah, Saudi Arabia

Correspondence Address:
Mutwakel Faleh Hajjaj
P.O. Box 1257, Al Madinah Al-Munwarah
Saudi Arabia
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DOI: 10.4103/1319-8491.286859

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Congenital cholesteatoma of the middle ear and mastoid is an otologic challenge receiving increasing attention. Its site of origin and pathogenesis are still a matter of controversy. However, its power of eroding bone makes it a potentially dangerous condition that needs surgical intervention. We present two cases of congenital cholesteatoma which were involving the middle ear in one and localized in the mastoid in the other. Our pitfalls in the diagnosis were discussed after a literature review on the pathogenesis, diagnosis and treatment.


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