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Before entering into the details of decay, the ear consists of three parts: the outer ear includes the ear canal and hearing. Middle ear includes the eardrum and auditory ossicles. The inner ear includes the cochlea and the semicircular canals.
Ear decay (Mastoiditis) occurs when the melt temporal bone located behind the middle ear for several reasons. The most dangerous species called the term Alkratoma Alkratoma Cholesteatoma and chronic inflammation and the dangerous affects the middle ear and lead to the growth of skin cells is in its natural place.


Cholesteatoma and its complications

Keratoma is characterized by the following :

* Slow growth
* Ability to dissolve bone tissue
* Disease is not contagious and usually starts from a young age
* The mass of inflammatory

Symptoms :

Chronic otorrhea

Lack of hearing

Vertigo and dizziness
Swelling and abscess behind the ear

Complications :

Abscess and pus behind the ear because of the keratoma

Chronic perforation in the ear
Lack of hearing
Transmission of infection to the face neck
Swelling and abscess behind the ear
Dizziness and vertigo

Inflammation of the vestibule.
Paralysis of facial nerve VII
Cerebral meningitis

Treatment :

The only treatment for these cases is surgical intervention : Cleaning  the temporal bone ( Mastoidectomy )

Keratoma process from behind the ear

Temporal bone drilling to remove the cholesteatoma

Ear temporal bone after the removal of cholesteatoma

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