Temporal bone findings in the late stage of secretory otitis media.

The temporal bone findings in a patient with secretory otitis media are presented. One ear had been fitted with tympanostomy tubes for five and the other for three years. Before death the latter ear had been without a tube for two years. Histological study revealed secreting tympanic mucosa with a very high density of goblet cells both in the ear with a… CONTINUE READING