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Indian J Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2007 Jun;59(2):194-6. doi: 10.1007/s12070-007-0059-5. Epub 2007 Sep 14.

Malignant myoepithelioma of the mastoid region - A case report.

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  • 1Sri Ramachandra Medical College and Research Institute, Porur, Chennai, 600 116 India.

Abstract

A 23-year-old male patient presented with a post auricular mass and an attico antral type of chronic suppurative otitis media. He underwent excision of the mass and canal wall down mastoidectomy. Histopathological diagnosis of malignant myoepithelioma was made.The patient refused treatment and later he died with systemic metastasis.This case is reported for the rarity of the site, young age of presentation and aggressive behaviour.

KEYWORDS:

Cytokeratin; Malignant myoepithelioma; Mastoid; S100

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PMC3451802
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