Surgical management of middle ear cholesteatoma: clinical and functional outcomes

Violeta Necula, Alma Maniu & Marcel Cosgarea
Introduction: Cholesteatoma is an abnormal growth of squamous epithelium in the middle ear and mastoid which destroy important structures in the temporal bone. The presence of cholesteatoma requires surgical intervention and the main goal is to achieve a safe, dry ear and to improve the hearing. The[for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]