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80th Annual Meeting of the German Society of Oto-Rhino-Laryngology, Head and Neck Surgery

German Society of Oto-Rhino-Laryngology, Head and Neck Surgery

20.05. - 24.05.2009, Rostock

Treatment of "Post inflammatory medial meatal fibrosis” (PIMMF) and Congenital Aural Atresia CAA

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  • corresponding author Fahd Alharbi - Medizinische Hochschule Hannover, HNO-Heilkunde, Hannover
  • Burckard Schwab - Medizinische Hochschule Hannover, HNO-Heilkunde, Hannover
  • Thomas Lenarz - Medizinische Hochschule Hannover, HNO-Heilkunde, Hannover

Deutsche Gesellschaft für Hals-Nasen-Ohren-Heilkunde, Kopf- und Hals-Chirurgie. 80. Jahresversammlung der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Hals-Nasen-Ohren-Heilkunde, Kopf- und Hals-Chirurgie. Rostock, 20.-24.05.2009. Düsseldorf: German Medical Science GMS Publishing House; 2009. Doc09hnod242

DOI: 10.3205/09hnod242, URN: urn:nbn:de:0183-09hnod2422

Published: April 17, 2009

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Objective: To review the postoperative results of patients underwent surgical reconstruction for post inflammatory meatal fibrosis and congenital aural atresia.

Patients and Method: Retrospective chart review of 40 patients (23 Patients with post inflammatory meatal fibrosis, and 17 patients with congenital aural atresia) underwent surgical treatment between 2003 and 2007.

Results: Most of our cases showed satisfactory postoperative results.

Conclusion: Post inflammatory meatal fibrosis can be treated effectively with surgical intervention. Congenital aural atresia may be treated satisfactory with surgical reconstruction.

Keywords: Post inflammatory meatal fibrosis, Congenital aural atresia, External auditory canal, Meatoplasty, split skin graft