Neoplasms and Similar Lesions of the Middle Ear

  • Leslie Michaels
  • Henrik B. Hellquist


The middle ear is only occasionally the site of a new growth. Because of its deep-seated position, primary malignant tumours of the middle ear do not usually manifest themselves until they are well advanced. Table 5.1 lists the developmental tumourlike anomalies and neoplasms that have been located there.


Temporal Bone Carcinoid Tumour Glomus Tumour Jugular Bulb Neuroendocrine Differentiation 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Leslie Michaels
    • 1
    • 2
    • 3
  • Henrik B. Hellquist
    • 4
    • 5
  1. 1.Department of Histopathology, UCL Medical SchoolRockefeller BuildingLondonUK
  2. 2.Royal Free and UCL Medical SchoolUniversity of LondonUK
  3. 3.Royal National Throat, Nose nad Ear HospitalLondonUK
  4. 4.Department of Laboratory Medicine and PathologyHamad Medical CorporationDohaQatar
  5. 5.Haukeland University HospitalBergenNorway

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