Clinical Results of Anterior Tympanotomy in Surgery for Cholesteatoma

  • Tamotsu Morimitsu


Diagnostic criteria for recurrent cholesteatoma are as follows: (1) the patient will have undergone a previous surgical procedure to treat attic or adhesive cholesteatoma; (2) the same type of cholesteatoma is then found during reoperation; (3) the cholesteatoma clearly communicates with the retracted pars flaccida or pars tensa.


Hearing Level Postoperative Hearing Reoperated Case Residual Cholesteatoma Posterior Canal Wall 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Tamotsu Morimitsu
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  1. 1.Miyazaki Medical CollegeMiyazakiJapan

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