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cerumen

[sə′rü·mən]
(physiology)
The waxy secretion of the ceruminous glands of the external ear. Also known as earwax.
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Ceruminous adenocarcinoma with extensive parotid, cervical, and distant metastases: case report and review of literature.
Ceruminous carcinomas are extremely rare and tend to present as a mass or with otalgia.
They separated the tumors into 4 types: (1) ceruminous gland adenocarcinoma, (2) ceruminous adenoma, (3) adenoid cystic carcinoma, and (4) pleomorphic adenoma.
DISCUSSION: Ceruminous glands are modified apocrine sweat glands limited to outer 1/3 of external auditory canal.
A ceruminous pleomorphic adenoma is identical to a salivary gland pleomorphic adenoma, thus showing chondromyxoid matrix material juxtaposed to, and blended with, epithelium, with the added feature of ceruminous differentiation among the epithelial cells.
Pathology was thought to be consistent with a ceruminous adenoma.
Malignant neoplasms of ear canal in dogs and cats are most commonly carcinomas of ceruminous gland and squamous cell and of undetermined origin (Legendre etal, 1981; Withrow et al.
Keywords : Ceruminous adenoma; dog; surgical management
Haematology revealed eosinophilia and on Video otoscopy revealed, excessive hair in external ear canal (not grossly clearly visible) and ceruminous secretions.
cynotis most commonly develop otitis externa characterized by vertical and horizontal canal erythema and a dark brown, ceruminous otic exudates (Curtis, 2004).
The patient should be advised to undergo an annual ear evaluation to detect possible accumulation of ceruminous or epithelial debris.
Adenoid cystic carcinoma is a rare malignant tumor that affects the major and minor salivary glands, the lacrimal glands, the ceruminous glands, and occasionally the excretory glands of the female genital tract.