Mastoid Osteoma: Report of an Unusual CaseBehroz Barati and Mahboobe Asadi
Faculty of medicine, Department of otolaryngology and head and neck surgery, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.
Abstract: Mastoid osteomas are rare asymptomaticlesion. When symptomsare present, surgical resection is the treatment of choice.Case report: The authors report a case of mastoid osteoma in a 56-year old woman. Computed tomography performed because of a retroauricular mass identified a large osteoma of the mastoid. Surgery carried out because of conductive hearing loss.Results: conductive hearing loss is an indication for surgical management of mastoid osteoma.Conclusion: mastoid osteoma is rare and surgery indicated in symptomatic cases.Keywords: osteoma; mastoid Back to TOC