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Surgical Management of Middle Ear Cholesteatoma—Treatment with Canal Reconstruction Tympanoplasty with Mastoid Obliteration (CRTMO)

  • Ryusuke Saito
  • Manabu Maeta

Abstract

Middle ear cholesteatoma [*1] is characterized by the invasion of the abnormally activated stratified skin epithelium with depositions in the middle ear and mastoid. Unless surgically removed, the cholesteatoma, usually accompanied by marked inflammatory reaction, will continuously grow and initiate destruction of adjacent bone structures, that may give rise to serious complications such as labyrinthine erosion, facial nerve palsy and/or inflammatory complications within the skull.

Keywords

Chronic Otitis Medium Canal Wall Hearing Result Mastoid Cavity Hearing Improvement 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ryusuke Saito
    • 1
  • Manabu Maeta
    • 2
  1. 1.Saito ENT ClinicOkayamaJapan
  2. 2.Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck SurgeryOkayama University Graduate School of Medicine and DentistryOkayamaJapan

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