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Middle Ear Cholesteatoma

A mass of KERATIN-producing squamous EPITHELIUM that resembles an inverted (suck-in) bag of skin in the MIDDLE EAR. It arises from the eardrum (TYMPANIC MEMBRANE) and grows into the MIDDLE EAR causing erosion of EAR OSSICLES and MASTOID that contains the INNER EAR.
Also Known As:
Cholesteatoma, Middle Ear; Aural Cholesteatoma; Aural Cholesteatomas; Cholesteatoma, Aural; Cholesteatomas, Aural; Cholesteatomas, Middle Ear; Middle Ear Cholesteatomas
Networked: 202 relevant articles (2 outcomes, 42 trials/studies)

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Disease Context: Research Results

Related Diseases

1. Cholesteatoma
2. Bone Resorption
3. Suppurative Otitis Media
4. Otitis Media
5. Neoplasms (Cancer)

Experts

1. Koji, Takehiko: 4 articles (10/2015 - 01/2003)
2. Takahashi, Haruo: 4 articles (10/2015 - 01/2003)
3. Yamamoto-Fukuda, Tomomi: 4 articles (10/2015 - 01/2003)
4. Lee, Heung-Man: 4 articles (06/2009 - 09/2006)
5. Hwang, Soon-Jae: 4 articles (06/2008 - 09/2006)
6. Choung, Yun-Hoon: 4 articles (02/2006 - 01/2003)
7. Park, Keehyun: 4 articles (02/2006 - 01/2003)
8. Narita, Norihiko: 3 articles (03/2015 - 05/2003)
9. Olszewska, Ewa: 3 articles (06/2012 - 11/2006)
10. Xu, Yu: 3 articles (03/2009 - 01/2003)

Drugs and Biologics

Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to Middle Ear Cholesteatoma:
1. Durapatite (Hydroxylapatite)IBA
2. Epidermal Growth Factor Receptor (EGF Receptor)IBA
3. Keratins (Keratin)IBA
4. DNA (Deoxyribonucleic Acid)IBA
5. Monoclonal AntibodiesIBA
6. Tumor Necrosis Factor-alpha (Tumor Necrosis Factor)IBA
7. Epidermal Growth Factor (EGF)IBA
8. Transforming Growth Factor alpha (TGF-alpha)IBA
9. Interleukin-6 (Interleukin 6)IBA
10. AntigensIBA

Therapies and Procedures

1. Transplants (Transplant)
2. Prostheses and Implants (Prosthesis)
3. Solid-State Lasers
4. Tympanoplasty
5. Second-Look Surgery