Indian Journal of Otolaryngology

, Volume 33, Issue 1, pp 30–31 | Cite as

Malignant lymphoma—Middle ear

  • Asok Dandapath
  • D. Nandi
  • A. Roy
  • P. Sengupta
Case Reports


Two cases of Malignant lymphoma affecting the ear are reported. Two boys aged 9 and 10 years presented with an aural mass and offensive purulent discharge of 6 months and 1 month’s duration respectively and a lower motor neurone type of facial paralysis. The aural mass rapidly increased in size. The systemic medical, haematological and radiological examinations revealed no other abnormality. Histopathological examination of the aural mass was reported to be malignant lymphoma. The problem of diagnosis in malignant lesions of the middle ear is discussed.


Facial Nerve Temporal Bone Malignant Lymphoma External Auditory Canal Facial Asymmetry 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Asok Dandapath
    • 1
  • D. Nandi
    • 2
  • A. Roy
    • 3
  • P. Sengupta
    • 4
  1. 1.Department of OtolaryngologyBurdwan Medical College and HospitalsBurdwan, West BengalIndia
  2. 2.Department of OtolaryngologyCalcutta National Medical College & HospitalsCalcutta
  3. 3.Department of OtolaryngologyNilratan Sircar Medical College & HospitalsCalcutta
  4. 4.Calcutta National Medical College & HospitalsCalcutta

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