The ear drum is one region where angiomas have not been described even though they present a striking, easily recognizable gross appearance. Otoscopic examination in our two patients revealed a purplish polypoid cystic tumor projecting from the drum, but not involving the middle ear. Wide surgical excision and an autograft cured both patients and their hearing remained normal.
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