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Duro-cutaneous fistula caused by a ‘congenital’ cholesteatoma

  • L. Viani (a1) and M. S. McCormick (a1)


A cervical fistula from a ‘congenital’ cholesteatoma is described in a 70-year-old man. This was found to communicate with an extradural temporal lobe abscess. The presentation and management is described. No previous report of such a case has been found in a review of the literature.


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Dr Laura Viani M.Sc, F.R.C.S.I., Department of Otorhinolaryngology, University of Liverpool, Royal Liverpool Hospital, PO Box 147, Liverpool L69 3BX


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Duro-cutaneous fistula caused by a ‘congenital’ cholesteatoma

  • L. Viani (a1) and M. S. McCormick (a1)


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