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Miyamoto Richard T. M.D.; Fairchild, Thomas H. M.D.; Dougherty, H. Sayler M.D.
The American Journal of Otology: April 1984
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ABSTRACT

A developmental aberration significant enough to cause a congenital auricular atresia may well entrap ectodermal keratinous elements medial to an atresia plate, resulting in a primary cholesteatoma. We report such a case and discuss the proposed pathogenesis and pertinent embryology. A two-stage surgical procedure is offered as a reasonable management alternative when the cholesteatoma is well encapsulated.

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