TITLE

Bilateral promontory fistula due to noncholesteatomatous chronic otitis media

AUTHOR(S)
Jun Ho Lee; Sang Ho Jung; Chan Hum Park; Seok Min Hong
PUB. DATE
June 2009
SOURCE
European Archives of Oto-Rhino-Laryngology;Jun2009, Vol. 266 Issue 6, p933
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The authors describe a case of bilateral promontory fistula due to noncholesteatomatous chronic otitis media in a 46-year-old male. We performed both open cavity mastoidectomy and left staged ossiculoplasty. One year postoperatively, the audiogram showed an improved left air conduction threshold and maintenance of bone conduction. We suggest that noncholesteatomatous chronic otitis media can induce various destructive changes via the chronic inflammatory reaction.
ACCESSION #
38710909

 

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