Further arguments against both the first description of cholesteatoma by Hippocrates, and the allusion to the tympanic membrane in the Ebers Papyrus

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Mudry, A. Further arguments against both the first description of cholesteatoma by Hippocrates, and the allusion to the tympanic membrane in the Ebers Papyrus. Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol 277, 3237–3239 (2020). https://doi.org/10.1007/s00405-020-06153-x

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