• Mature glial tissue was seen in the middle ear of a patient with no previous pathologic precedents, and a clinical diagnosis of serous otitis media was made. That anomaly was detected, and its corresponding clinical, roentgenographic, and pathologic findings are described. The results led us to diagnose it as a congenital (spontaneous) encephalocele of the middle ear. To our knowledge, other case of pure congenital encephalocele of the middle ear has been reported.
(Arch Otolaryngol 1984;110:206-207)
Gavilán J, Trujillo M, Gavilán C. Spontaneous Encephalocele of the Middle Ear. Arch Otolaryngol. 1984;110(3):206–207. doi:10.1001/archotol.1984.00800290070016
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