Case reports: heterotopic brain tissue of middle ear associated with cholesteatoma.

@article{Mcgregor1994CaseRH,
  title={Case reports: heterotopic brain tissue of middle ear associated with cholesteatoma.},
  author={Douglas H. Mcgregor and Rachel Cherian and John J. Kepes and Maria Kepes},
  journal={The American journal of the medical sciences},
  year={1994},
  volume={308 3},
  pages={
          180-3
        }
}
Heterotopic brain tissue reportedly occurs occasionally in various sites, including rare occurrences in the middle ear. Association with cholesteatoma in middle ear cases, however, has not been reported yet. In this article, the authors describe three cases of heterotopic brain tissue in the middle ear associated with cholesteatoma: a 3-year-old boy with recurrent meningitis resulting in right acute otitis media and bony dehiscence of the right attic; a 36-year-old man with chronic right ear… CONTINUE READING