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Cholesteatoma
A cholesteatoma is a non-cancerous skin cyst that develops in the middle section of your ear. It may be congenital—meaning that you were born with it. It can also be caused by repeated ear infections. ...
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Cholesteatoma is a destructive and expanding growth consisting of keratinizing squamous epithelium in the middle ear and/or mastoid process. Although ...

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An abnormal skin growth in the middle ear behind the eardrum is called cholesteatoma. Repeated infections and/or a tear or pulling inward of the eardrum can ...

www.healthline.com/health/cholesteatoma

Jan 21, 2016 ... A cholesteatoma is a noncancerous cyst that can develop in the ear. Learn about its causes, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment.

emedicine.medscape.com/article/860080-overview

Jan 19, 2017 ... A cholesteatoma consists of squamous epithelium that is trapped within the skull base and that can erode and destroy important structures ...

www.webmd.com/cold-and-flu/ear-infection/benign-ear-cyst

Jan 20, 2017 ... Benign cysts in your ear, called cholesteatomas, may not cause cancer. But they can affect your hearing, balance, and more. WebMD tells you ...

www.californiaearinstitute.com/ear-disorders-cholesteatoma-california.php

WHAT IS A CHOLESTEATOMA? Cholesteatoma is a growth of skin cells occurring behind the ear drum that causes damage to the ear drum itself, the middle ear ...

www.nhs.uk/conditions/cholesteatoma/Pages/Introduction.aspx

Introduction. A cholesteatoma is an uncommon abnormal collection of skin cells inside your ear. Left untreated, it can continue to grow and damage the delicate ...

www.marshfieldclinic.org/specialties/ent/ent-cholesteatoma

Cholesteatoma is a unique disease of your ear in which a skin cyst grows into the middle ear and mastoid. The cyst is not cancerous but can erode tissue and ...

www.earsurgery.org/conditions/cholesteatoma

If infection is present, the skin will continue to grow into the middle ear and will become a tumor of the ear termed a cholesteatoma. Cholesteatomas are NOT a ...