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Cholesteatoma Causes & Risks


Cholesteatomas are most often caused by:

  • Ear infections
  • Congenital defects
  • Poorly functioning eustachian tube

Risk Factors

A risk factor is something that increases your chance of getting a disease or condition. Chronic ear infections increase your chance of developing cholesteatoma.

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