Glomus tympanicum tumor

March 31, 2007
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Imaging Clinic
A 42-year-old woman presented with pulsatile tinnitus and some difficulty hearing in her left ear. Otoscopic examination detected a reddish retrotympanic mass. Computed tomography (CT) and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) revealed findings consistent with a glomus tympanicum tumor (figure). The lesion was removed surgically via tympanotomy, and the patient experienced an uncomplicated and complete recovery.

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