Chronic otomastoiditis with tympanosclerosis

Dr Henry Knipe and Dr Dalia Ibrahim et al.

Chronic otomastoiditis with tympanosclerosis represents calcific or bony middle ear foci secondary to suppurative chronic otomastoiditis.

Radiographic features

Common locations of calcifications include:

  • tympanic membrane
  • ossicle surface
  • stapes footplate
  • muscle tendons
  • ossicle ligaments
  • chronic otomastoiditis findings such as soft tissue density and underpneumatised mastoid 

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Article information

rID: 47520
System: Head & Neck
Section: Pathology
Tags: cases, refs, ent
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