Eur Rev Med Pharmacol Sci 1999; 3 (4): 183-187

Cholesteatomatous otitis media: histopathological changes. A post mortem study on temporal bones

F. Salvinelli, M. Trivelli, F. Greco, F.H. Linthicum Jr*

Institute of Otolaryngology, “Campus Bio-Medico” University – Rome (Italy)
*Department of Histopathology, “House Ear Institute” – Los Angeles, CA (USA)


Abstract. – The histopathological changes in the temporal bones of 3 deceased donors individuals with concomitant chronic cholesteatomatous otitis media have been studied. The different forms of cholesteatoma are analyzed: the primary congenital, the primary acquired and the secondary acquired. The different clinical relevance and the different therapeutic guidelines are discussed.

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F. Salvinelli, M. Trivelli, F. Greco, F.H. Linthicum Jr*
Cholesteatomatous otitis media: histopathological changes. A post mortem study on temporal bones

Eur Rev Med Pharmacol Sci
Year: 1999
Vol. 3 - N. 4
Pages: 183-187