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Post Inflammatory Medial Canal Fibrosis: A Case Report

*, Kumar A and *, Santosh K (2012) Post Inflammatory Medial Canal Fibrosis: A Case Report. NJR, 2 (2:3). pp. 69-71.

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Abstract

Medial canal fibrosis is an interesting type of acquired meatal atresia that is characterized by formation of a solid core of fibrous tissue in the medial part of the external auditory meatus abutting the tympanic membrane. A review of the literature showed that many different terms have been used interchangeably to report the same or similar condition. This is a case of medial canal fibrosis being reported to emphasize the importance in diagnosing this rare but easily treatable disease. A 16 yrs old female presented with bilateral conductive hearing loss & history of recurrent rhinitis & sinusitis. CT Temporal bone showed soft tissue density lesions in bilateral bony EAC (External auditory canal) with no bony erosion & normal middle ear. A diagnosis of Medial canal fibrosis was given. The patient was operated & biopsy of the specimen came out to be inflammatory granulation tissue.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: External auditory canal (EAC), Granulation tissue, Post inflammatory medial canal fibrosis.
Subjects: Medicine > KMC Mangalore > Radio Diagnosis and Imaging
Depositing User: KMCMLR User
Date Deposited: 19 Feb 2014 11:22
Last Modified: 19 Feb 2014 11:22
URI: http://eprints.manipal.edu/id/eprint/138894

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