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(M3.ET.1) A 68-year-old woman presents to the emergency department complaining of ear pain and purulent discharge. On otologic examination, the tympanic membrane is found to be intact with the external ear exam shown in figure A. There is mild weakness of the ipsilateral face. Which of the following could predispose this patient to this condition? Topic Review Topic
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