Osteoma of mastoid part of temporal bone - a rare clinical entity

Authors

  • Naseem Yasmeen Assistant Professor, Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery, Medical College for Women & Hospital, Uttara, Dha
  • M Alamgir Chowdhury Professor and Head, Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery, Medical College for Women & Hospital, Uttara, Dhaka
  • SM Golam Rabbani Registrar, Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery, Medical College for Women & Hospital, Uttara, Dhaka
  • Mousumi Malakar Medical Officer, Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery, Medical College for Women & Hospital, Uttara, Dhaka

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.3329/bjo.v16i2.6851

Keywords:

Osteoma, Temporal bone

Abstract

Here a case of osteoma is described situated in right mastoid part of temporal bone (post auricular region) in a 35-year-old female. The swelling was slow-growing, oval in shape, stony hard in consistency, 3cm x 5cm in size with normal & free overlying skin but fixed to the bone & non-tender. FNAC revealed no malignant cells. X-ray Mastoids Towne's view showed right mastoiditis. CT scan findings were in favour of angular dermoid without bony erosion. Surgical excision was done under general anaesthesia. Histopathological report was osteoma. Postoperative period was uneventful and follow up after 10 days was fine.

Key words: Osteoma; Temporal bone.

DOI: 10.3329/bjo.v16i2.6851

Bangladesh J Otorhinolaryngol 2010; 16(2): 136-138

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Yasmeen, N., Chowdhury, M. A., Rabbani, S. G., & Malakar, M. (2011). Osteoma of mastoid part of temporal bone - a rare clinical entity. Bangladesh Journal of Otorhinolaryngology, 16(2), 136–138. https://doi.org/10.3329/bjo.v16i2.6851

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