Clinical importance of supratubal recess in cholesteatoma surgery.

Inanli S., Ozturk O., Batman C., Tutkun A., Uneri C., Sehitoglu M.

Otology & neurotology : official publication of the American Otological Society, American Neurotology Society [and] European Academy of Otology and Neurotology, vol.22, no.6, pp.754-60, 2001 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier


Objective: To determine the importance of supratubal recess in cholesteatoma surgery by presenting the clinical presentation, imaging findings, and surgical treatment methods of 66 patients with cholesteatoma. We propose that the management of supratubal recess allows the opportunity for total removal of the cholesteatoma with the prevention of recurrence.