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DOID DOID:10852
Name middle ear cholesterol granuloma
Definition A otitis media which is an expansile, inflammatory mass of granulation tissue in the middle ear. It is a foreign body reaction to cholesterol deposits that occur in obstructed fluid-filled air cells of the temporal bone. It is present with a conductive hearing loss and a blue eardrum.
http://books.google.com/books?id=ZjbGu_NasbcC&pg=RA1-PA75&lpg#v=onepage&q=&f=false, http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/sites/entrez/16354369
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ICD9CM:385.82

ICD9CM_2006:385.82

NCI:C3655

SNOMEDCT_US_2018_03_01:28371001

UMLS_CUI:C0155492

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Cholesterin granuloma [EXACT]

Cholesterin granuloma of middle ear [EXACT]

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is_a otitis media

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