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Cholesteatoma, Middle Ear MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Cholesteatoma, Middle Ear
Tree Number(s)
C09.218.200
C17.800.428.260.300
Unique ID
D018424
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D018424
Scope Note
A mass of KERATIN-producing squamous EPITHELIUM that resembles an inverted (suck-in) bag of skin in the MIDDLE EAR. It arises from the eardrum (TYMPANIC MEMBRANE) and grows into the MIDDLE EAR causing erosion of EAR OSSICLES and MASTOID that contains the INNER EAR.
Entry Term(s)
Aural Cholesteatoma
Middle Ear Cholesteatoma
NLM Classification #
WV 230
Previous Indexing
Cholesteatoma (1966-1994)
Ear Diseases (1966-1994)
Ear, Middle (1966-1994)
Public MeSH Note
95
History Note
95
Date Established
1995/01/01
Date of Entry
1994/06/03
Revision Date
2007/07/09
Cholesteatoma, Middle Ear Preferred
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