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Disease Cholesteatoma

Name Cholesteatoma
Synonym Cholesteatomas
Definition A non-neoplastic mass of keratin-producing squamous EPITHELIUM, frequently occurring in the MENINGES; bones of the skull, and most commonly in the MIDDLE EAR and MASTOID region. Cholesteatoma can be congenital or acquired. Cholesteatoma is not a tumor nor is it associated with high CHOLESTEROL.
Categories Skin disease
MeSH® ID D002781
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DiseasesSkin and Connective Tissue Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Skin Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Keratosis Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Cholesteatoma

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Cholesteatoma
  Cholesteatoma, Congenital
  Cholesteatoma, Middle Ear