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Middle ear metastasis of thymoma.
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PMID:  21616618     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
OBJECTIVE: We report an extremely rare case of thymoma which developed middle ear metastasis along with acute sensorineural hearing loss in the contra ear. METHOD: We present a case report and a review of the world literature concerning thymoma metastases to the middle ear. RESULTS: A 54-year-old female patient with thymoma who developed middle ear metastasis along with acute sensorineural hearing loss in the contra ear. CONCLUSION: We have not found out thymoma metastases to the middle ear in the past.
Authors:
Tomoko Yamaguchi; Hajime Sano; Tatsutoshi Suzuki; Hiroyuki Makino; Kentarou Oohashi; Makito Okamoto
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2011-5-24
Journal Detail:
Title:  Auris, nasus, larynx     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1879-1476     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2011 May 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-5-27     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7708170     Medline TA:  Auris Nasus Larynx     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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Copyright © 2011 Elsevier Ireland Ltd. All rights reserved.
Affiliation:
Department of Otolaryngology of the Kitasato University Hospital, Japan.
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