Histopathology of Pseudomonas osteomyelitis of the temporal bone starting as malignant external otitis.

@article{Nadol1980HistopathologyOP,
  title={Histopathology of Pseudomonas osteomyelitis of the temporal bone starting as malignant external otitis.},
  author={Joseph B. Nadol},
  journal={American journal of otolaryngology},
  year={1980},
  volume={1 5},
  pages={359-71}
}
Although the natural history and treatment of "malignant external otitis" have been well described, available histopathologic data are limited to three case reports. The histopathology in two additional cases, in which the disease process was advanced and uncontrolled, is presented to illustrate the unique progression of temporal bone osteomyelitis due to the Pseudomonas organism. In both cases the bony labyrinthine capsule demonstrated remarkable resistance to the osteomyelitic process even… CONTINUE READING