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Michel's deformity

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Complete congenital absence of the inner ear. It represents an early failure in development correlating to the third week of gestation. It is extremely rare.

Description

Complete congenital absence of the inner ear.

Bibliography

  • G. D. Potter:
    Inner ear abnormalities in association with congenital atresia of the external auditory canal, including a case of Michel deformity.
    The Annals of Otology, Rhinology and Laryngology, St. Louis, 1969, 78: 598-604.
  • K. T. Kavanagh, H. L. Magill:
    Michel deformity: Common cavity inner ear deformity.
    Pediatric Radiology, Berlin, 1989, 19: 3434-3345.

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