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Interpretation

Radiographic Impressions:

Findings consistent with otitis media. Differentials should include inflammatory, infectious disease, or neoplasia.

Bacteriology:

Hemolytic Escherichia coli and Pasteurella multocida from ear swab.

Histopathology:

Chronic lymphoplasmacytic, suppurative and histiocytic otitis externa.  Consistent with inflammatory polyp.

Radiograph showing severe thickening with irregular new bone of left tympanic bulla

Severe thickening with irregular new bone of left tympanic bulla.