A 34-year-old female asked about a male:
What causes cholesteatoma? how is it treated?
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Internal Medicine 30 years experience
Cholesteatoma: Cholesteatoma is a small growth in the middle ear. behind the eardrum. Causes include prior infections or a torn eardrum or, rarely, kids are born with them.
If it is large or symptomatic, and ENT specialist can remove it surgically.
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