Issue N# 5 - 2009
How to manage post stapedotomy reparative granuloma
Authors : Medina D, Gosling G, Shaende J, Portmann D. (Bordeaux)
Ref. : Rev Laryngol Otol Rhinol. 2009;130,5:323-326.
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Different techniques for restoration of hearing in patients with conductive hearing loss due to otosclerosis have been developed with excellent hearing improvement in most of the cases. However, nowadays complications and failures still compromise expected results and necessitate revision surgery. Objective: This article aims to report the management of reparative granuloma after stapes surgery. Case report: A case of poststapedotomy sudden sensory hearing loss is described. A reparative granuloma was found and removed during revision surgery. All the symptoms including hearing and tinnitus returned to normal. This patient did not present vertigo. Conclusion: Hypothesis to explain this evolution is exposed. Reparative granuloma is an emergency and needs as soon as possible a revision surgery.
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