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Korean J Audiol. 2014 Apr;18(1):38-40. English. Case Report.
Park HJ , Eom TH , Cho YB , Jang CH .
Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Chonnam National University Hospital, Gwangju, Korea.

Osteoma of the temporal bone most commonly occurs in the external ear. Osteomas in the middle ear are not common, and only 25 relevant cases (18 papers) have been reported in the English literature. With only 5 cases reported to date, osteoma of the promontory in the middle ear is rare. This study reports a case of asymptomatic osteoma of the promontory in the middle ear mimicking a congenital cholesteatoma in a 4-year-old girl.

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