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

Perspective Volume 5 Issue 4

A Spotlight on Recent Developments in Diagnosis and Treatment of Cholesteatoma

Santhosh Kumar Rajamani*

MAEER MIT Pune’s MIMER Medical College and DR. BSTR Hospital, Talegaon D, Pune, Maharashtra, India

*Corresponding Author: Santhosh Kumar Rajamani, MAEER MIT Pune’s MIMER Medical College and DR. BSTR Hospital, Talegaon D, Pune, Maharashtra, India.

Received: January 26, 2023; Published: March 31, 2023


In 1838, when Johannes Müller first described Cholesteatoma, he thought that it was a tumour of the fatty tissue, (Latin: steat=fat). The reported annual incidence of Cholesteatoma worldwide is around 10 per 100,000. There have been reports of association between cholesteatoma and pediatric progressive sensorineural hearing loss [1]. Cholesteatoma ears show reduced microbial diversity with predominance gram positive cocci Staphylococcus aureus. Staph aureus cocci are associated with a progressive form of Cholesteatoma [2].

Keywords: Cholesteatoma; Surgery; Endoscopic; Diagnostic; Molecular Markers


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Citation: Santhosh Kumar Rajamani. “A Spotlight on Recent Developments in Diagnosis and Treatment of Cholesteatoma".Acta Scientific Otolaryngology 5.4 (2023): 56-59.


Copyright: © 2023 Santhosh Kumar Rajamani. 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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