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Disease Cholesteatoma, Middle Ear

Name Cholesteatoma, Middle Ear
Synonyms Aural Cholesteatoma | Aural Cholesteatomas | Cholesteatoma, Aural | Cholesteatomas, Aural | Cholesteatomas, Middle Ear | Middle Ear Cholesteatoma | Middle Ear Cholesteatomas
Definition A mass of KERATIN-producing squamous EPITHELIUM that resembles an inverted (suck-in) bag of skin in the MIDDLE EAR. It arises from the eardrum (TYMPANIC MEMBRANE) and grows into the MIDDLE EAR causing erosion of EAR OSSICLES and MASTOID that contains the INNER EAR.
Categories Ear-nose-throat disease | Skin disease
MeSH® ID D018424
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1. DiseasesOtorhinolaryngologic Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Ear Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Cholesteatoma, Middle Ear
2. 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 Cholesteatoma, Middle Ear

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