A 64-year-old man with right aural discharge presented complaining of progressive deafness. Other otological symptoms were absent and specifically there was no seventh nerve paresis. A right aural polyp was identified and biopsied. Histology showed the polyp to be a schwannoma. Subsequent temporal bone computed tomography showed expansion of the distal… (More)
Gustatory sweating of the external auditory canal is extremely rare. A clinical case, that is only the second in the English literature, is presented. The potential pathogenesis and its treatment options are discussed.
Chondroma, a benign tumour which is common at many sites in the body, has not been reported in the English literature in the bony external auditory canal. The first such case at this anatomical site is described and the pathogenesis is considered.
One hundred and thirty-four hemilarynges were examined for the presence of the ceratocricoid muscle. This muscle arises from the cricoid cartilage, below the posterior cricoarytenoid muscle, and inserts onto the posterior aspect of the inferior horn of the thyroid cartilage. A prevalence of 6.3% was found. The anatomy, relations and innervation of the… (More)