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Re: choleasteatoma/mastoidectomy

Re: choleasteatoma/mastoidectomy

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Posted by Shawn on February 24, 2000 at 16:02:06:

In Reply to: choleasteatoma/mastoidectomy posted by Shari on January 25, 2000 at 20:50:02:

: My son is having a second surgery for this to remove a wall of skin growing rapidly inside his ear. I have not talked with anyone who has even heard of choleasteatoma, just wondering if anyone hear has?

I had a cholesteatoma removed when I was 24. At that time they also had to take one of the hearing bones.
6 months later I went in and they made sure they had removed all of the cholesteatoma cells and also put
in a prosthetic hearing bone. My hearing is normal and I have only had a couple of bad ear infections. I hope
this helps.


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