Diseases of The Middle Ear
Cholesteatoma.(Atticoantral) true about: [PGl June 09]
|A||Scanty, malodorous discharge|
|E||Eustachian tube dysfunction|
a. Cholestatoma is associated with atticoantrai type of CSOM /atticoantral or marginal perforation (and not central perforation).
b. Cholesteatoma leads to destruction of bones therefore there is scanty foul smelling discharge and ossicular necrosis.
c. Hearing loss.occursif ossicles are involveD.
d. It isof conductive type but if complications like.labyrfnthltis intervene, SNHLmay else-be seen.
e. Bleedingmayoq:ur from granulations or polyp.
f. Otalgia is not-seen in case of cholesteatoma.
Etiopathogenesis of primary and secondary acquired cholesteatoma