Vascular anomalies of the middle ear.

@article{Glasscock1980VascularAO,
  title={Vascular anomalies of the middle ear.},
  author={M. Glasscock and J R Dickins and Christopher G. Jackson and Richard J Wiet},
  journal={The Laryngoscope},
  year={1980},
  volume={90 1},
  pages={77-88}
}
The patient presenting with a red mass behind the eardrum and a pulsating tinnitus may well have a vascular tumor. One must be ever mindful, however, that the mass may represent a congential vascular anomaly. The most common one seen is the uncovered jugular bulb in which the vessel extends superiorly into the middle ear to or above the incudostapedial… CONTINUE READING