Malignant squamous cell carcinoma is a tumor of external auditory canal and middle ear.
-chronic suppurative otitis media and irradiation is the aetiology for malignant squamous cell carcinoma.
-malignant squamous cell carcinoma is a rare disease, affecting males more than females.
- Discharge which is blood stained, foul smelling ,profuse.
- Deafness and tinnitus.
- Deep seated pain.
- Facial paralysis due to erosion.
- Granulation and polypi.
- Skin ulceration and parotid affection.
- Last four cranial nerve palsies.
- X_ray and CT.
- Metastatic work up.
A-Is mainly by surgical resection +postoperative radiotherapy + RND.