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Malignant cylindroma of the external auditory canal.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  16371854     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
OBJECTIVE: This report describes a case of a malignant cylindroma arising in the external auditory canal. STUDY DESIGN: Retrospective surgical case review. SETTING: Tertiary care teaching hospital. INTERVENTION: Wide local excision with margin control. RESULTS: Local control of disease at 2-year follow-up. CONCLUSION: To our knowledge, this is the first report describing a malignant degeneration of cylindroma in the external auditory canal. This tumor represents an extremely rare cutaneous neoplasm, thus raising diagnostic and therapeutic challenges.
Grigoriy Mashkevich; Samir Undavia; Codrin Iacob; Joseph Arigo; Christopher Linstrom
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Otology & neurotology : official publication of the American Otological Society, American Neurotology Society [and] European Academy of Otology and Neurotology     Volume:  27     ISSN:  1531-7129     ISO Abbreviation:  Otol. Neurotol.     Publication Date:  2006 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2005-12-22     Completed Date:  2006-08-24     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  100961504     Medline TA:  Otol Neurotol     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  97-101     Citation Subset:  IM    
New York Eye & Ear Infirmary, New York, NY 10003, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Carcinoma, Adenoid Cystic / pathology,  surgery*
Ear Canal / surgery*
Ear Neoplasms / pathology,  surgery*
Follow-Up Studies
Middle Aged
Neoplasm Invasiveness
Retrospective Studies
Sebaceous Gland Neoplasms / pathology,  surgery*
Treatment Outcome

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