Careful search of the American, English and German literature yielded surprisingly little material and few completely reported cases of hemangio-endothelioma of the temporal bone. Frederick L. Jack, of Boston, reported a case in an adult.1
REPORT OF CASE
History.—A girl, 5 years of age, was admitted to St. Michael's Hospital on Dec. 8, 1932, complaining of severe pain in the left ear. According to the mother the child had been in perfect health until about the middle of October when she complained of pain in the left ear, which persisted and became progressively more severe. On the third day after the onset of the pain the mother noticed a gray, cauliflower-like growth deep in the external auditory canal. A physician removed a piece of the growth for microscopic examination. Subsequently he stated that he had received a report that it resembled cancer. Following the removal of a specimen
SULLIVAN JA. HEMANGIO-ENDOTHELIOMA OF THE TEMPORAL BONE. Arch Otolaryngol. 1934;20(1):61–67. doi:10.1001/archotol.1934.03600010068006
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