E-ISSN 2602-4837
The Turkish Journal of Ear Nose and Throat [Tr-ENT]
Tr-ENT. 2020; 30(2): 75-79 | DOI: 10.5606/Tr-ENT.2020.07752

Primary acquired cholesteatoma causing facial paralysis in a three-year-old toddler: A rare case report

Kerem Kökoğlu, Nezaket Tektaş, Mehmet İlhan Şahin
Department of Otorhinolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Erciyes University Faculty of Medicine, Kayseri, Turkey

Cholesteatoma is a disease characterized by the presence of squamous epithelium in the middle ear. It can be destructive and harm the temporal structures such as facial nerve, labyrinth, and ossicles, leading to possible complications. Facial nerve paralysis is one of these complications. Herein, we present a rare case of three-year-old toddler with a primary acquired cholesteatoma and facial nerve paralysis.

Keywords: Bell's palsy, mastoidectomy, methylprednisolone

Kerem Kökoğlu, Nezaket Tektaş, Mehmet İlhan Şahin. Primary acquired cholesteatoma causing facial paralysis in a three-year-old toddler: A rare case report. Tr-ENT. 2020; 30(2): 75-79

Sorumlu Yazar: Kerem Kökoğlu, Türkiye
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