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Cicatricial external auditory canal stenosis caused by ectodermal dysplasia: Rapp-Hodgkin syndrome.
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PMID:  23780599     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
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We present a case of recurrent cicatricial stenosis of the external ear canals caused by ectodermal dysplasia, specifically Rapp-Hodgkin syndrome, in a 45-year-old woman. No form of medical or surgical management has produced durable patency of the patient's ear canals, and her hearing loss is being managed with hearing aids. Topical management of the recurring external otitis slows the process but has been unsuccessful in preventing restenosis of both external auditory canals.
Authors:
Amanda B Sosulski; James D Hayes
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Ear, nose, & throat journal     Volume:  92     ISSN:  1942-7522     ISO Abbreviation:  Ear Nose Throat J     Publication Date:  2013 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2013-06-19     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7701817     Medline TA:  Ear Nose Throat J     Country:  United States    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  E24-6     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Surgery, Winthrop-University Hospital, Mineola, NY, USA.
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