• Complications
  • In more severe cases, such as those with associated hearing loss or high fever, audiometry, tympanogram, temporal bone CT and MRI can be used to assess for associated complications, such as mastoid effusion, subperiosteal abscess formation, bony destruction, venous thrombosis or meningitis. (wikipedia.org)
  • infection
  • In some cases, a foul-smelling fluid may leak out of the ear and may indicate the presence of an infection. (wisegeek.com)
  • This loss may be due to erosion of the window connecting the middle ear to the inner ear via the invasion of the cholesteatoma, or infection passing through this defect. (earsurgery.org)
  • In some cases, intravenous antibiotics may have to be given to clear up the infection. (earsurgery.org)
  • 2016
  • In 2016, Malone's book The Fearless Cross-Examiner: Win the Witness, Win the Case was published. (wikipedia.org)
  • occurs
  • This type of cholesteatoma is very rare, and occurs when squamous epithelium residue remains in the middle ear during development of the embryo. (hear.com)
  • Drainage from the ear occurs in more serious cases, often manifest as brown discharge on the pillowcase upon waking. (wikipedia.org)
  • radiological
  • We hereby present a case of giant cholesteatoma in a 45-year-old female with radiological involvement of the left temporal region, periauricular region and infratemporal fossa with lytic destruction of left middle ear ossicles, mastoid and squamous part of temporal bone with intracranial extension. (jcdr.net)
  • surgical
  • The surgical approach was: translabyrinthic (1 case), translabyrinthic and suprapetrous (2 cases), suprapetrous (1 case), suprapetrous and petrectomy (1 case), petrectomy (2 cases). (ent-review.com)
  • Once suspected, there should be immediate surgical exploration to determine if a cholesteatoma has formed as this must be removed if present. (wikipedia.org)
  • treatment
  • To our knowledge, this is the first controlled study of an antiviral agent in the treatment of a sufficient number of Bell's palsy cases based on an etiologic background. (biomedsearch.com)
  • remove
  • Malone represented the plaintiff in Goldberg v. Boone, a Maryland medical malpractice in which the plaintiff suffered brain injury during a procedure to remove a cholesteatoma from the ear. (wikipedia.org)
  • clinical
  • There appears to be an autosomal dominant pattern of inheritance in these families with low penetrance, and except for a younger age at onset, the clinical features overlap with the idiopathic cases.Evaluation of single-nucleotide polymorphisms in genes related to vascular change causing compression of blood vessles did not show an association with hemifacial spasm. (wikipedia.org)