Open Access Case Report

Intralabyrinthine Cholesterol Granuloma with Rapid Progression After Acute Hemorrhage, A Common Origin?

Marta Navarro Fornas1*, Carlos de Paula Vernetta1,2, Fernando Mas Estellés3, Abel Guzmán Calvete1, Laura Cavallé Garrido1,2 and Miguel Armengot Carceller1,2,4

1Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Hospital Universitario y Politécnico La Fe, Valencia, Spain

2University of Valencia, Spain

3Department of Radiology, Hospital Universitario y Politécnico La Fe, Valencia, Spain

4Instituto de investigación sanitaria La Fe, Research institute in Valencia, Spain

Corresponding Author

Received Date: August 30, 2021;  Published Date: September 22, 2021


We present the case of a cholesterol granuloma after acute hemorrhage in the inner ear with rapid progression to adjacent structures such as vestibular aqueduct or inner auditory canal. After 6 months of its total resection, the patient has had no local recurrence.

Keywords: Cholesterol granuloma, Intralaberinthine hemorrhage, Hypoacusia, Peripheral vertigo, Petrous apex

Abbreviations: Computed tomography (CT); Magnetic resonance image (MRI)

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