FOREIGN BODY IN THE MIDDLE EAR
- 64 yr old man, with left csom (ttd) was taken up for mastoidotympanoplasty
- Intra op mucosa in antrum,middle ear was congested and hypertrophied(severe)
- Foreign body(?stalk of a plant) retrieved from near eustachian tube area
Take home message:We should be on the lookout for such foreign bodies in middle ear as many such patients have a h/o ear digging with foreign materials!