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- n. A destructive and expanding keratinizing squamous epithelium in the middle ear and/or mastoid process.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In pathology, an endothelioma in which the cells, closely packed in concentric layers, form glistening, pearl-like bodies.
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This include a large group of children who require surgery for chronic ear disease and the largest population of congenital cholesteatoma patients in the reported world literature.
Those affecting the middle ear itself include granulations, polypi, cholesteatoma, caries and necrosis of the temporal bone, destruction and loss of one or more of the ossicles, facial paralysis, hæmorrhage from the carotid artery or jugular vein, and malignant disease.
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