THE FOLLOWING report is of a case of squamous cell carcinoma found in the mastoid antrum and middle area which had developed secondarily from cholesteatoma of the middle ear.
REPORT OF A CASE
R. C. C., a 38-yr.-old man, was seen on Jan. 10, 1950, with an exposed cholesteatoma protruding through a fistulous erosion (1 cm. in diameter) which had perforated the outer table of bone and the skin approximately 1 cm. posterior to the antrum area of the left mastoid. His past history was that after a bad fall on his head at the age of 2 yr., his left drum membrane was perforated, and he has had intermittent drainage from the left ear since then. Several weeks before admission he had a complete facial paralysis on the left side which still existed at the time of examination.An aural polyp was discovered during examination of the left external
COACHMAN EH. SQUAMOUS CELL CARCINOMA SECONDARY TO CHOLESTEATOMA. AMA Arch Otolaryngol. 1951;54(2):187. doi:10.1001/archotol.1951.03750080075011
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