Ganglion cyst in the external auditory canal

August 21, 2013
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Otoscopic Clinic

In rare instances, ganglion cysts of the TMJ can pre-sent as a mass of the EAC, sometimes without obvious communication with the glenoid fossa.

Although ganglion cysts are the most common benign tumors of the wrist and hand, those associated with the temporomandibular joint (TMJ) are very rare.1 To the best of our knowledge, this is the only second report of a ganglion cyst originally presenting as an external auditory canal (EAC) mass without any definite anterior canal wall defect.

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