Osteoma of the internal auditory canal

Jeffrey T. Vrabec, Paul R. Lambert, Gregory Chaljub

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Abstract

Objective: To review presenting symptoms and illustrate management options for this uncommon lesion. Design: Case series and literature review. Setting: Tertiary referral center. Patients: Three cases of osteoma of the internal auditory canal are presented. Additional cases from the literature, diagnosed by radiographic appearance or gross description, are included for comparison. Main Outcome Measure: Response of clinical symptoms. Results: Presenting symptoms are highly variable. Available reports do not adequately define the natural history of the lesion. Conclusion: The lack of a consistent presentation despite a similar radiographic appearance suggests that the osteoma is often an incidental finding.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)895-898
Number of pages4
JournalArchives of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery
Volume126
Issue number7
DOIs
StatePublished - Jul 2000

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Otorhinolaryngology

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