Otitis Media Guide :: Retraction Pockets :: 8_3
 Retraction Pockets  
Large Non Self-Cleaning  Retraction Pocket

Large Non Self-Cleaning Retraction Pocket

Description : The large posterior retraction pocket of this left tympanic membrane has lost its self cleansing ability.

The result is an accumulation of keratin debris within the pocket.

This type of retraction pocket can develop into a cholesteatoma.

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