Neurofibroma of the external ear - a case report

  • Swapan Kr. Ghosh
  • Debdulal Chakraborty
  • Rakesh Ranjan
  • Debasis Barman
Short Communication

Abstract

Neurofibromas are relatively common tumours of the nervous system, but only a few cases involving the external ear have been reported. We are reporting here a case of a 20-year-old female with neurofibroma of the external ear. The primary complaint was cosmetic deformity. There was partial occlusion of the external auditory canal. The swelling was excised by postauricular approach. Surgery resulted in an excellent functional and cosmetic outcome.

Keywords

Neurofibroma External ear 

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© Association of Otolaryngologists of India 2008

Authors and Affiliations

  • Swapan Kr. Ghosh
    • 1
  • Debdulal Chakraborty
    • 1
  • Rakesh Ranjan
    • 1
  • Debasis Barman
    • 1
  1. 1.ENT DepartmentB.S. Medical CollegeBankuraIndia
  2. 2.ENT DepartmentN.R.S. Medical CollegeKolkataIndia

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