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September 1986

Glomus Tumor of the Facial Canal: A Case Report

Author Affiliations

From the Otologic Medical Group Inc, and the House Ear Institute, an affiliate of the University of Southern California School of Medicine, Los Angeles. Dr Dutcher is now with the Division of Otolaryngology, University of Rochester (NY) School of Medicine and Dentistry.

Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 1986;112(9):986-987. doi:10.1001/archotol.1986.03780090082016

• Glomus tumors of the temporal bone are usually classified as either glomus tympanicum or glomus jugulare, depending on the site of origin. This report describes another anatomical site within the temporal bone from which glomus tumors may arise—the facial canal.

(Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 1986;112:986-987)