Symptom: Ear Blockage

Djalilian, H.R. (2017) Hearing Journal. 70(3) pp. 36,38,42


Clinical Consultation: A 22-year-old man comes in with complaints of ear blockage and possible cerumen impaction. He has been trying to clean his ear with a cotton swab but feels that his ear canal is blocked. He denies having extensive exposure to water or cold air. Examination of his right ear canal showed complete canal occlusion and bony growth under the skin at the bony cartilaginous junction. The left ear canal appeared normal. His audiogram is on the right.

Diagnosis: Fibrous Dysphasia

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