Multidirectional tomography in the diagnosis of cholesteatoma of the middle ear. Review on 96 surgical cases

A. Fileni, C. Colosimo, B. Giovinazzo

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Retrospective analysis of the preoperative polytomographic examinations performed in 96 patients with acquired cholesteatoma of the middle ear (who underwent surgery) was carried out. Our retrospective study confirms the reliability of the classic polytomographic findings of the cholesteatoma (i.e. destructive changes of the inferior spur and ossicles) and points out the existence of borderline cases in which the differential diagnosis with chronic otitis media is uncertain.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)65-70
Number of pages6
JournalRays - International Journal of Radiological Sciences
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 1984


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging

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