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T cell lymphoma of the ear presenting as mastoiditis

  • Joshua Danino (a1), Henry Z. Joachims (a1), Yehudith Ben-Arieh (a2), Tsila Hefer (a1) and Miriam Weyl-Ben-Arush (a3)...

Abstract

Mastoiditis is a complication of otitis media characterized by suppuration and destruction of air cell septa in the mastoid and petrous pyramid. Diagnosis is made by clinical findings and computerized tomography (CT) of the temporal bone. We present a patient initially diagnosed by CT as having chronic mastoiditis who was subsequently shown to have an unusual large-cell malignant lymphoma of T cell type.

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Address for correspondence: Joshua Danino, M.D., Department of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery, Rambam Medical Center, P.O.B. 9602, 31096 Haifa, Israel.

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T cell lymphoma of the ear presenting as mastoiditis

  • Joshua Danino (a1), Henry Z. Joachims (a1), Yehudith Ben-Arieh (a2), Tsila Hefer (a1) and Miriam Weyl-Ben-Arush (a3)...

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