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A drawing of the ear. (WC/Woolner)

The ear occasionally comes to the pathologist.

External ear

Differential diagnosis:

Internal ear

Jugulotympanic paraganglioma

  • Most common middle ear tumour.[1]

DDx (jugular foramen tumours):[2]

See also


  1. Weber, PC.; Patel, S. (Dec 2001). "Jugulotympanic paragangliomas.". Otolaryngol Clin North Am 34 (6): 1231-40, x. PMID 11728943.
  2. Ramina, R.; Maniglia, JJ.; Fernandes, YB.; Paschoal, JR.; Pfeilsticker, LN.; Neto, MC.; Borges, G. (Aug 2004). "Jugular foramen tumors: diagnosis and treatment.". Neurosurg Focus 17 (2): E5. PMID 15329020.