cholesteatoma


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cho·les·te·a·to·ma

n. colesteatoma, tumor que contiene colesterol, situado comúnmente en el oído medio.
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cholesteatoma

n colesteatoma m
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The names KO and EAC cholesteatoma (EACC) were used synonymously until 1980, when Piepergerdes et al.
Pars flaccida cholesteatoma (attic cholesteatoma), which originates in a pars flaccida retraction pocket, is a non-neoplastic cystic lesion formed by keratinizing squamous epithelium and keratin debris.
Microscope had been the mainstay of cholesteatoma surgery since the middle of the twentieth century.
Endoscopic surgery has been applied to a number of otologic operations, including tympanoplasty, ossiculoplasty, stapedotomy, cholesteatoma surgery, and cochlear implantation.
Absence of mass effect and close observation of the signal changes with fat-suppressed sequences prevent misinterpretation as cholesteatoma, effusion, or cholesterol granuloma.
Abbreviations COM--chronic otitis media COMC--chronic otitis media with cholesteatoma COMWC--chronic otitis media without cholesteatoma CWU--canal wall-up CWD--canal wall-down ABG--air-bone gap dB--decibel PTA--pure-tone audiometry PORP--partial ossicular replacement prosthesis TORP--total ossicular replacement prosthesis The aim of the present study was to evaluate preoperative and postoperative functional results using canal wall-up (CWU) and canal wall-down (CWD) techniques of tympanoplasty.
External auditory canal cholesteatoma (EACC) is a rare condition with an estimated incidence of 1.2 per 1000 new otological patients [1].
The goals of cholesteatoma surgery are to completely remove cholesteatoma, create a safe and dry ear, and to achieve better hearing outcomes.1 Of these, the most important goal is to achieve complete eradication of the cholesteatoma.
To the Editor: A 20-year-old man reported with a complaint of diplopia for 10 days after a resection of cholesteatoma at left cerebellopontine angle (CPA).
Cholesteatoma (keratoma) represents the presence of a non-neoplastic accumulation of keratinizing stratified squamous epithelium along with desquamated keratin debris in the tympanic cavity and/or mastoid.
We collected data as to the presence of neoplasia in our cohort of cases and we identified four cases in whom neoplasia was diagnosed and a fifth patient who developed a cholesteatoma (Table 1).
Objective: To determine the CT patterns of temporal bone cholesteatoma in patients presenting with chronic discharge from ear.