Intracranial extension of acquired cholesteatoma is a rare occurrence that can develop secondary to trauma, chronic otitis media or acquired aural cholesteatoma. The most commonly observed symptoms are headache and hearing loss. The authors report on a rare case of intracranial cholesteatoma presenting with atypic symptoms: swelling and temporomandibular joint disorders.
- head and neck surgery
- otolaryngology / ENT
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Contributors All the authors contributed in the paper, in particular: AM: ideation and writing. CC: writing and literature review. Ad: patient treatment, paper revision. DC: patient treatment, paper revision.
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