Indian Journal of Otolaryngology

, Volume 43, Issue 3, pp 139–140 | Cite as

Primary papillary adenocarcinoma of the middle ear

  • Vikas Inder Nath Nehru
  • Ashok Mittal
  • Bishan Radotra
  • S. B. S. Mann
Case Report
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Abstract

Primary adenocarcinoma of the middle ear is a rare tumour, be it primary or metastatic (Rosenwasser 1941). Schuller et al (1983) mentioned only 13 cases reported previously and added 4 of their own. We present a case of primary papillary adenocarcinoma of the middle ear in an elderly male which is its most uncommon histological variety. The patient was treated with radical mastoidectomy and post operative external radiotherapy.

Keywords

Tympanic Membrane Sensorineural Hearing Loss External Auditory Canal Mucinous Adenocarcinoma Primary Adenocarcinoma 
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© Association of Otolaryngologists of India 1991

Authors and Affiliations

  • Vikas Inder Nath Nehru
    • 1
  • Ashok Mittal
    • 1
  • Bishan Radotra
    • 2
  • S. B. S. Mann
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of ENTPostgraduate Institute of Medical Education & ResearchChandigarh
  2. 2.Department of pathologyPostgraduate Institute of Medical Education & ResearchChandigarh

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