Epithelioid hemangioendothelioma of the middle ear in a child

Howard S. Moskowitz, Ronald Jaffe, Barry E. Hirsch

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The differential diagnosis of middle ear masses encompasses a wide variety of pathologic conditions. In this report, we describe the case of a 6-year-old girl who presented with facial nerve weakness and was found to have a middle ear mass. The mass was excised, and final pathology revealed hemangioendothelioma. This report describes the youngest patient with this diagnosis presenting as a middle ear mass in the Western literature. This article provides this patient's presentation, imaging and histopathologic findings, and clinical course and reviews the current literature on this unique pathologic diagnosis.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)259-262
Number of pages4
JournalAmerican Journal of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Medicine and Surgery
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - May 1 2011
Externally publishedYes


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Otorhinolaryngology

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