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Carcinoma of the ear: a case report of a possible association with chlorinated disinfectants

  • S. A. Monem (a1), D. A. Moffat (a1) and M. C. Frampton (a2)


In this report we present a case of squamous cell carcinoma developing in a mastoid cavity after prolonged exposure to the chemical disinfectant Eusol. The efficacy and safety of Eusol and other chloric acid (hypochlorous acid) derivatives in clinical use is debated.


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Address for correspondence: Mr S. A. Monem, Department of Neuro-otology/Skull Base Surgery, Addenbrookes Hospital (Box 48), Hills Road, Cambridge CB2 2QQ. Fax: +44 (0)1223 217559


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Carcinoma of the ear: a case report of a possible association with chlorinated disinfectants

  • S. A. Monem (a1), D. A. Moffat (a1) and M. C. Frampton (a2)


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