Acta Scientific Otolaryngology (ASOL) (ISSN: 2582-5550)

Case Report Volume 4 Issue 9

External Auditory Canal Cholesteatoma with a Rare Extension

Costas Riviezzo Gustavo1* and Gelós Frade Matías2

1Profesor Director Catedra de Otorrinolaringologia, Universidad de la República, Hospital de Clínicas, Dr. Manuel Quintela, Montevideo, Uruguay
2ENT Consultant, Sanatorio Cantegril, Asistencial Médica de Maldonado, Maldonado, Uruguay

*Corresponding Author: Costas Riviezzo Gustavo, Profesor Director Catedra de Otorrinolaringologia, Universidad de la República, Hospital de Clínicas, Dr. Manuel Quintela, Montevideo, Uruguay.

Received: July 18, 2022; Published: August 22, 2022


Presenting to you the case of a 68 year old adult male, who 30 years ago had a Tympanoplasty performed on his right ear, with no follow up. He presents pain, otorrhea, facial palsy and TMJ tumefaction as signs and symptoms. External Ear Canal Cholesteatoma has spread forward, passed the ear towards the TMJ and parotid space. Since his audition was severely compromised, a Subtotal Petrosectomy had to be performed.

Keywords: Cholesteatoma; Temporomandibular Joint


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Citation: Costas Riviezzo Gustavo and Gelós Frade Matías. “External Auditory Canal Cholesteatoma with a Rare Extension".Acta Scientific Otolaryngology 4.9 (2022): 20-22.


Copyright: © 2022 Costas Riviezzo Gustavo and Gelós Frade Matías. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.


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