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