Limits of conventional temporal bone computed tomography in the management of cholesteatoma otitis media: Report of 96 cases

@article{Ali2014LimitsOC,
  title={Limits of conventional temporal bone computed tomography in the management of cholesteatoma otitis media: Report of 96 cases},
  author={M. Ali and M. Nabil and Kdous Safa and M. Sameh and Zgolli Cyrine and Chebbi Ghassen and B. Rania and Akkari Khemaies and B. Sonia},
  journal={The Egyptian Journal of Otolaryngology},
  year={2014},
  volume={30},
  pages={73}
}
Introduction Cholesteatoma is a dangerous chronic otitis media, with keratine accumulation causing bone erosion and invasive damages. Computed tomography (CT) is commonly indicated to evaluate the extension and the complications of cholesteatoma. Materials and methods In 96 patients with cholesteatoma otitis, preoperative CT data were compared with surgical findings using the sensitivity, specificity, and the predictive value of a CT-scan for anatomical structures. Results A CT scan offers an… Expand