Microtia - bilateral
Patient presenting with bilateral hearing loss.
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The pinna are small bilaterally. The external auditory canal (the bony and cartilaginous parts) is not visualized bilaterally. The tympanic membranes cannot be identified.
There is fusion of left malleus and incus.
The mastoid air cells are not pneumatized.
The inner ear structures appear normal bilaterally.
Mucosal thickening of both maxillary sinuses is noted.
Microtia is a congenital disorder characterized by small-sized pinna, which is usually associated with external, middle and inner ear abnormalities.
Dr. Tahir Aien has also contributed to this case.