Otolaryngology Book


Ear Tumor

Aka: Ear Tumor, Ear Neoplasm
  1. Causes: Benign Tumors
    1. Cholesteatoma
    2. Middle Ear Osteoma
    3. Exostosis of External Ear Canal
    4. Chemodectoma (Glomus tumor)
    5. Acoustic Neuroma (Vestibular Schwannoma)
  2. Causes: Malignant Tumors
    1. External Ear
      1. Squamous Cell Carcinoma (66%)
        1. Treated with surgical resection
        2. Good prognosis
      2. Basal Cell Carcinoma (33%)
        1. Treated with surgical resection
        2. Excellent prognosis
    2. Middle Ear: Squamous Cell Carcinoma (most common tumor)
      1. Treated with surgical resection
      2. Prognosis guarded to poor
      3. Outcome depends on local extension
        1. Temporal Bone
        2. Petrous bones

Ear Neoplasms (C0013449)

Definition (MSH) Tumors or cancer of any part of the hearing and equilibrium system of the body (the EXTERNAL EAR, the MIDDLE EAR, and the INNER EAR).
Definition (NCI) A benign or malignant neoplasm that affects the external, middle, or internal ear. Representative examples include ceruminous adenoma, polyp, and carcinoma.
Definition (CSP) new abnormal ear tissue or cells that grow by excessive cellular division and proliferation more rapidly than normal and continues to grow after the stimuli that initiated the new growth cease; includes internal, external, or middle ear neoplasms.
Concepts Neoplastic Process (T191)
MSH D004428
SnomedCT 363228008
English Neoplasm, Ear, Neoplasms, Ear, ear neoplasm, EAR NEOPL, NEOPL EAR, Ear Neoplasms, Ear Neoplasms [Disease/Finding], Neoplasm;ear, Ear neoplasm, neoplasm of ear (diagnosis), Neoplasm of ear, Neoplasm of ear (disorder), Ear Neoplasm, Neoplasm of Ear, Ear Tumor, Neoplasm of the Ear, Tumor of Ear, Tumor of the Ear, neoplasm of the ear
Italian Tumore dell'orecchio, Neoplasie dell'orecchio
Japanese 耳新生物, ミミシンセイブツ, ジシンセイブツ, 耳の腫瘍, 耳の新生物, 耳腫瘍
Swedish Örontumörer
Finnish Korvan kasvaimet
Czech Ušní novotvar, nádory ucha, ucho - nádory
German Ohrtumore, Ohrentumore, Neubildung im Ohr
Polish Nowotwory ucha
Hungarian Fül neoplasia
Norwegian Øreneoplasmer, Øresvulster, Øretumorer
Portuguese Neoplasias do Ouvido, Neoplasia do ouvido, Neoplasias da Orelha
Dutch Neoplasma oor, oorneoplasma, Auriculaire tumor, Oortumor, Oortumoren, Tumor van het oor, Tumor, oor-, Tumoren, oor-
Spanish neoplasia de oído (trastorno), neoplasia de oído, Neoplasia del oído, Neoplasias del Oído
French Tumeur de l'oreille, Tumeurs auriculaires, Tumeurs de l'oreille, Tumeurs des oreilles
Derived from the NIH UMLS (Unified Medical Language System)

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