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Osteoma: A Rare Case of Painless Postauricular Swelling

  • Rachna DhingraEmail author
  • Jai Lal Davessar
  • Nupur Midha
  • Harinder Singh
  • Shamim Monga
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Abstract

Osteomas are osteogenic tumors that commonly affects frontal and ethmoidal sinuses. Temporal osteomas are extremely rare with less than 200 cases have been reported in the literature; within the temporal bone, osteoma rarely affects the mastoid but commonly involves external auditory meatus, middle ear, and styloid process. We present here a case of osteoma of mastoid region of temporal bone presenting as a single painless postauricular mass.

Keywords

Mastoid Osteoma Retroauricular 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Rachna Dhingra
    • 1
    Email author
  • Jai Lal Davessar
    • 1
  • Nupur Midha
    • 1
  • Harinder Singh
    • 1
  • Shamim Monga
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of ENTGGS Medical College and HospitalFaridkotIndia
  2. 2.Department of Community MedicineGGS Medical College and HospitalFaridkotIndia

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