Otolaryngology Online Journal

Case Report - Otolaryngology Online Journal (2012) Volume 2, Issue 4

Osteoma of Temporal Bone: A Case of a Post Aural Swelling

OSTEOMAS ARE BENIGN SLOW-GROWING BONY TUMOUR PREDOMINANTLY OCCURRING IN LONG BONES, RARELY FOUND IN THE SKULL. IN THE SKULL THEY ARE FOUND MOST COMMONLY IN FRONTO-ETHMOID REGION. THEY ARE VERY RARELY FOUND IN THE TEMPORAL BONE. THEY ARE USUALLY ASYMPTOMATIC AND TREATED MAINLY FOR COSMETIC PURPOSES. WE DESCRIBE A CASE OF A 30YR OLD FEMALE WHO PRESENTED WITH HISTORY OF LEFT EAR DISCHARGE FOR 5YRS WITH SWELLING IN THE POSTAURAL REGION SINCE CHILDHOOD.

Author(s): Jafferhusein Sura, Anoop Raj, Ravi Meher, Vineet Narula

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