"Cholesteatoma" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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A non-neoplastic mass of keratin-producing squamous EPITHELIUM, frequently occurring in the MENINGES; bones of the skull, and most commonly in the MIDDLE EAR and MASTOID region. Cholesteatoma can be congenital or acquired. Cholesteatoma is not a tumor nor is it associated with high CHOLESTEROL.
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Cholesteatoma" by people in Profiles.
Linstrom CJ, Silverman CA, Rosen A, Meiteles LZ. Eustachian tube endoscopy in patients with chronic ear disease. Laryngoscope. 2000 Nov; 110(11):1884-9.