Education – Video Archive Of Surgical Procedures
1 - External Auditory Canal
Necrotic bone in posterior wall and floor of left ear canal removed. Viable skin cover to line canal obtained by random pattern island of postaural skin on inferiorly based subcutaneous soft tissue pedicle.
This elderly man has irritation and discharge form his ear due to a skin erosion in the floor of his ear canal. This is called Cholesteatoma of the ear canal, and is distinct from booth middle ear and mastoid forms of cholesteatoma. Through the ear canal the diseased area of skin and bone is removed and grafted.