Year 2020, Volume 14 , Issue 1, Pages 61 - 75 2020-04-30

Bilateral atresia of the external acoustic meatus: a case report

Ekrem SOLMAZ [1] , Mehmet ÖZTÜRK [2] , Zeliha FAZLIOĞULLARI [3] , Betül SEVİNDİK [4] , Nadire ÜNVER DOĞAN [5]


Bilateral atresia of the external acoustic meatus is a rare condition. It is a subtype of congenital aural atresia, which comprises a spectrum of developmental ear abnormalities. In this case report, we present the computed tomography (CT) findings of a patient with this congenital anomaly and emphasize the importance of the findings with regard to treatment options. CT revealed bilateral atresia of the external acoustic meatus in coronal and axial sections of an 8-year-old boy was admitted to hospital due to hearing loss. No congenital anomaly was detected in the middle and inner ear structures. Early detection of congenital aural atresia is critical. Speech retardation and accompanying anomalies associated with hearing loss may be seen in these patients. CT is essential for the diagnosis and classification of congenital bilateral aural atresia, identification of concomitant ear anomalies, and determination of the appropriate surgical treatment method.
computed tomography, ear anomaly, external acoustic meatus
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Primary Language en
Subjects Health Care Sciences and Services
Journal Section Case Reports
Authors

Orcid: 0000-0002-5091-0251
Author: Ekrem SOLMAZ
Institution: SELCUK UNIVERSITY, FACULTY OF MEDICINE, DEPARTMENT OF ANATOMY
Country: Turkey


Orcid: 0000-0001-5585-1476
Author: Mehmet ÖZTÜRK
Institution: SELCUK UNIVERSITY, FACULTY OF MEDICINE, DEPARTMENT OF RADIOLOGY
Country: Turkey


Orcid: 0000-0002-5103-090X
Author: Zeliha FAZLIOĞULLARI (Primary Author)
Institution: SELCUK UNIVERSITY, FACULTY OF MEDICINE, DEPARTMENT OF ANATOMY
Country: Turkey


Orcid: 0000-0003-1287-5544
Author: Betül SEVİNDİK
Institution: SELCUK UNIVERSITY, FACULTY OF MEDICINE, DEPARTMENT OF ANATOMY
Country: Turkey


Orcid: 0000-0001-5696-5547
Author: Nadire ÜNVER DOĞAN
Institution: SELCUK UNIVERSITY, FACULTY OF MEDICINE, DEPARTMENT OF ANATOMY
Country: Turkey


Dates

Publication Date : April 30, 2020

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APA Solmaz, E , Öztürk, M , Fazlıoğulları, Z , Sevi̇ndi̇k, B , Ünver, N . (2020). Bilateral atresia of the external acoustic meatus: a case report . Anatomy , 14 (1) , 61-75 . Retrieved from https://dergipark.org.tr/en/pub/anatomy/issue/57163/690251
MLA Solmaz, E , Öztürk, M , Fazlıoğulları, Z , Sevi̇ndi̇k, B , Ünver, N . "Bilateral atresia of the external acoustic meatus: a case report" . Anatomy 14 (2020 ): 61-75 <https://dergipark.org.tr/en/pub/anatomy/issue/57163/690251>
Chicago Solmaz, E , Öztürk, M , Fazlıoğulları, Z , Sevi̇ndi̇k, B , Ünver, N . "Bilateral atresia of the external acoustic meatus: a case report". Anatomy 14 (2020 ): 61-75
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ISNAD Solmaz, Ekrem , Öztürk, Mehmet , Fazlıoğulları, Zeliha , Sevi̇ndi̇k, Betül , Ünver, Nadire . "Bilateral atresia of the external acoustic meatus: a case report". Anatomy 14 / 1 (April 2020): 61-75 .
AMA Solmaz E , Öztürk M , Fazlıoğulları Z , Sevi̇ndi̇k B , Ünver N . Bilateral atresia of the external acoustic meatus: a case report. Anatomy. 2020; 14(1): 61-75.
Vancouver Solmaz E , Öztürk M , Fazlıoğulları Z , Sevi̇ndi̇k B , Ünver N . Bilateral atresia of the external acoustic meatus: a case report. Anatomy. 2020; 14(1): 61-75.