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Hemangioma of the tympanic membrane: a case and a review of the literature.
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PMID:  23243539     Owner:  NLM     Status:  PubMed-not-MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Hemangiomas of the external auditory canal, involving the posterior bony canal and the adjacent tympanic membrane, although rare, are considered a specific disease entity of the human external auditory canal. Hemangiomas of the tympanic membrane and/or external auditory canal are rare entities; there are 16 previous case reports in the literature. It is a benign vascular tumor. It generally occurs in males in the sixth decade of life. Total surgical excision with or without tympanic membrane grafting appears to be effective in the removal of this benign neoplasm. The authors present a case and a review of the literature discussing diagnostic and surgical approaches.
Authors:
Emilio Mevio; Marco Cazzaniga; Mauro Mullace; Donatella Paolotti
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2012-12-02
Journal Detail:
Title:  Case reports in otolaryngology     Volume:  2012     ISSN:  2090-6773     ISO Abbreviation:  Case Rep Otolaryngol     Publication Date:  2012  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-12-17     Completed Date:  2012-12-18     Revised Date:  2013-04-18    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101576603     Medline TA:  Case Rep Otolaryngol     Country:  United States    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  402630     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Ospedale Fornaroli, Via Donatore del Sangue, 20013 Magenta, Italy.
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