Mastoid Osteoma of Temporal Bone – A Rare Case Report MD01-MD02
Dr. Rahul Kumar Singh,
Department of Otorhinolaryngology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences,
Jodhpur-342005, Rajasthan, India.
Osteomas of the temporal bone are rare entity with incidence of 0.1% - 1% of all benign tumours of skull. They are slow growing benign lesion of temporal bone. We report a rare case of mastoid osteoma of size more than 5 cm. A 40-year-old female patient presented to us with left post auricular bony swelling of size greater than 5 cm. Diagnosis of mastoid osteoma was made after relevant investigations including High Resolution Computed Tomography (HRCT) temporal bone. Complete surgical excision was done with good cosmetic outcome without recurrence.