Document Detail


Case of perilymphatic fistula caused by medially displaced tympanostomy tube.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  18925998     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
OBJECTIVE: We present a rare case of perilymphatic fistula which occurred due to bony erosion by a tympanostomy tube that had migrated into and become interred in the middle-ear space. METHOD: We present a case report and a literature review concerning migration of tympanostomy tubes into the middle ear as a complication of tubes insertion. CONCLUSION: Medial migration of tympanostomy tubes into the middle-ear space is a rare complication of tympanostomy tubes insertion. To our knowledge, this is the first report of perilymphatic fistula caused by a tympanostomy tube which had migrated into the middle ear. This case highlights the need for early removal of tympanostomy tubes which migrate into the middle ear.
Authors:
Jiannis K Hajiioannou; S Bathala; C N Marnane
Related Documents :
9008038 - Contralateral testicular torsion after previous unilateral orchiopexy for undescended t...
16873388 - Repositioning a displaced tracheostomy tube with an aintree intubation catheter mounted...
15884278 - Torsion of a pelvic wandering spleen as a cause of acute abdomen in a woman: a case rep...
16952508 - Embryos generated using testicular spermatozoa have higher developmental potential than...
12455528 - Minimally invasive techniques for the treatment of benign salivary gland obstruction.
24593318 - Thrombosed dural sinus malformation in a fetus: a case report.
Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Review     Date:  2008-10-17
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Journal of laryngology and otology     Volume:  123     ISSN:  1748-5460     ISO Abbreviation:  J Laryngol Otol     Publication Date:  2009 Aug 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2009-07-23     Completed Date:  2010-01-21     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8706896     Medline TA:  J Laryngol Otol     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  928-30     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Affiliation:
ENT Department, Singleton Hospital, Abertawe Bro Morgannw University NHS Trust, Wales, UK. irakliotis@yahoo.com
Export Citation:
APA/MLA Format     Download EndNote     Download BibTex
MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Aged
Ear Diseases / etiology*
Ear, Middle / surgery
Fistula / etiology*
Foreign-Body Migration / complications*
Humans
Male
Middle Ear Ventilation / adverse effects*
Prosthesis Failure
Treatment Outcome

From MEDLINE®/PubMed®, a database of the U.S. National Library of Medicine


Previous Document:  Low cost digital endoscopic photography.
Next Document:  An unusual case of warfarin-induced pinna skin necrosis.