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How do MRIs diagnose a cholesteatoma?

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If a computerized tomography (CT) scan shows your doctor something that needs a closer look, an MRI (magnetic resonance imaging) is used if an infection is suspected to have spread to the brain.

From: Benign Ear Cyst (Cholesteatoma) WebMD Medical Reference

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American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery: "Cholesteatoma."

American Journal of Neuroradiology : "Neuroradiology of Cholesteatomas ."

Mayo Clinic: "CT Scan."

Medscape: "Cholesteatoma."

Mount Sinai Hospital: "Cholesteatoma."

NHS Choices: "Cholesteatoma."

Reviewed by Sabrina Felson on February 08, 2019

SOURCES:

American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery: "Cholesteatoma."

American Journal of Neuroradiology : "Neuroradiology of Cholesteatomas ."

Mayo Clinic: "CT Scan."

Medscape: "Cholesteatoma."

Mount Sinai Hospital: "Cholesteatoma."

NHS Choices: "Cholesteatoma."

Reviewed by Sabrina Felson on February 08, 2019

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