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A rare case of primary otoscleroma of the middle ear.
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PMID:  23034316     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Objective: We report an extremely rare case of primary otoscleroma. Method: We present a case report and a review of the world literature concerning otoscleroma. Results: An adult woman presented with chronic suppurative otitis media with tubotympanic disease and conductive hearing loss. On mastoid exploration, dark granulations were seen, which were identified as otoscleroma on histopathological examination. The patient responded well to streptomycin. Conclusion: To the best of our knowledge, this is the first report of primary otoscleroma in the world literature. This case indicates that Frisch's bacillus can also spread to the middle ear.
Authors:
A R Kakeri; A H Patel
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2012-10-4
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Journal of laryngology and otology     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1748-5460     ISO Abbreviation:  J Laryngol Otol     Publication Date:  2012 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-10-4     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8706896     Medline TA:  J Laryngol Otol     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  1-2     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
Department of ENT, Al-Ameen Medical College, Bijapur, Karnataka, India.
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