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March 1970

Salivary Gland Choristoma of the Middle Ear: A Case Report

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Santa Rosa, Calif

Arch Otolaryngol. 1970;91(3):303. doi:10.1001/archotol.1970.00770040409019

Normal salivary gland tissue occurring as a tumor in the middle ear is a rare entity. It is associated with developmental anomalies of the facial nerve and ossicular chain. Surgical correction of the accompanying conductive hearing loss required removing the tumor from an aberrant facial nerve.

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