The management of congenital cholesteatoma: surgical results of 42 cases.

@article{Rizer1988TheMO,
  title={The management of congenital cholesteatoma: surgical results of 42 cases.},
  author={Franklin M. Rizer and William M Luxford},
  journal={The Laryngoscope},
  year={1988},
  volume={98 3},
  pages={254-6}
}
Radical surgery for congenital cholesteatoma leaves the patient, usually a child, with an ear that requires care for life. At the Otologic Medical Group, the intact canal wall technique has been used for many patients with cholesteatoma. To determine results of this management in the treatment of congenital cholesteatoma, we reviewed records of all patients treated between 1974 and 1985. Forty-two ears were studied in 41 patients. A closed middle-ear space was achieved in all cases, and an… CONTINUE READING

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