keratoma


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keratoma

(ˌkɛrəˈtəʊmə)
n, pl -mas or -mata (-mətə)
(Medicine) med a thick horny growth on the skin, caused for example by rubbing or pressure
Translations

ker·a·to·ma

n. queratoma, callosidad, tumor córneo.
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Palpation using a Rosen needle revealed that these lesions were firm and nontender, suggesting that they were osseous or cartilaginous masses instead of soft tumors (i.e., cholesteatoma, keratoma, etc.).
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.