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Otorinolaringologia 2018 March;68(1):38-40

DOI: 10.23736/S0392-6621.17.02144-0

Copyright © 2017 EDIZIONI MINERVA MEDICA

language: English

A case of extensive squamous cell carcinoma of the external auditory canal with multiple negative biopsies

Gabriele BRUNO 1 , Carmine F. GERVASIO 1, Andrea ALBERA 1, Mattia RAVERA 1, Andrea CANALE 1, Guglielmo RAMIERI 2, Roberto ALBERA 1

1 ENT Department, Città della Salute e della Scienza di Torino University Hospitals, University of Turin, Turin, Italy; 2 Department of Maxillofacial Surgery, A.O.U. Città della Salute e della Scienza di Torino, University of Turin, Turin, Italy


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We present the case of a squamous cell carcinoma of the external auditory canal, with double negative biopsy and an imaging before surgery non indicative. The histological examination of the surgical piece did not found any cellular atypies, and the diagnosis was made based upon the clinical and the postsurgical radiological findings.


KEY WORDS: Ear, external - Carcinoma, squamous cell - Biopsy

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