Langerhans Cell Histiocytosis of the Temporal Bone
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A 14-month-old male presented with spontaneous left ear bleeding. The lesion was clinically thought to be, and was treated as, otitis media. When the condition failed to respond to antibiotics, a biopsy was performed. After biopsy, further clinical and radiographic work failed to disclose any additional lesions.
KeywordsTemporal Bone Eosinophilic Granuloma Soft Tissue Density Birbeck Granule Mastoid Bone
The author wishes to thank Dr. Kelly Koeller for contributing this case.
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