Benign tumour originating from the ceruminous glands of the external auditory meatus are quite rare and present similar histological features to sweat gland tumours elsewhere. The paper reports the case of a nodule in the external auditory meatus diagnosed as a myoepitheliomatous-type hydroadenoma. Three histological forms of benign ceruminous gland tumours are recognised: the myoepitheliomatous, cribriform and mixed salivary type. Currently, the term hydroadenoma of the external ear is preferred.
|Number of pages||2|
|Journal||Giornale Italiano di Dermatologia e Venereologia|
|Publication status||Published - 1990|
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