External auditory canal atresia

Case contributed by Dr Hidayatullah Hamidi

Presentation

Right side deafness since birth

Patient Data

Age: 8 years
Gender: Male

Complete bony atresia of right external auditory canal (EAC) is noted.

Case Discussion

External auditory canal atresia can occur in 1 /10,000-20,000 births. Bilateral involvement can be seen in a third of patients.

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    Case information

    rID: 54874
    Case created: 3rd Aug 2017
    Last edited: 17th Aug 2017
    System: Head & Neck
    Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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