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Osteoma is a slow-growing tumor formed by mature bone tissue. In the temporal bone, intracanalicular osteomas are more frequent while extracanalicular ostemoas are rare. They very rarely occur over the mastoid region. They are treated mainly for cosmetic purposes. These are readily excised and recurrence is rare after complete excision. In this case report, we want to revisit this rare mastoid osteoma and discuss the differential diagnosis and treatment. We believe that this report will be of interest to otolaryngologists when dealing with temporal bone osteomas.

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Osteoma, Mastoid, HRCT Temporal Bone

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Parelkar, K. , Thorawade, V. , Jagade, M. , Kar, R. , Pandare, M. , Nataraj, R. , Hanwate, R. , Attakil, A. and Kashide, R. 2014 Osteoma of Temporal Bone—A Rare Case Report. International Journal of Otolaryngology and Head & Neck Surgery, 3, 252-258. doi: 10.4236-ijohns.2014.35046.





Author: Kartik Parelkar*, Vandana Thorawade, Mohan Jagade, Rajesh Kar, Madhavi Pandare, Rajanala Nataraj, Reshma Hanwate, Anoop Attakil,

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