Mastoidectomy

CHOLESTEATOMA IN PATIENTS WITH EAR DISCHARGE

CHOLESTEATOMA IN PATIENTS WITH EAR DISCHARGE

This picture shows two ear drums parall to each other. In the left ,a normal drum covered with normal skin is depicted. In the right , a skin pocket filled with dead cells seen towards the upper part of the drum. This is called cholesteatoma. This skin pocket can grow deeper within the bone causing harm to the structures it comes across.

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