Temporal bones


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Temporal bones

The compound bones that form the left and right sides of the skull.
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Prevalence of facial canal dehiscence and of persistent stapedial artery in the human middle ear: A report of 1000 temporal bones.
Out of 34 temporal bones, 2 bones had deep sinus tympani which was hidden posteriorly behind pyramid.
Temporal Bone Dissection Guide, 2nd Edition (online access included)
Objective: To determine the CT patterns of temporal bone cholesteatoma in patients presenting with chronic discharge from ear.
The present study of evaluation of middle ear cholesteatoma by high resolution computed tomography (HRCT) of temporal bone was carried out at Shree Sayajirao General Hospital and Medical College, Vadodara.
This bone along with occiput and temporal bones forms the cranial base, one of the most vulnerable areas during childbirth.
These problems and limitations have to be solved before the studied models can replace cadaver temporal bones in surgical training.
Many investigators have studied the IAM on radiographs, on casts, in dissected temporal bones, and in histologic sections (Amjad et al.
In this study, a life-size mechanical middle ear model [19] was validated by comparative measurements in real human temporal bones.
2,8,9,11) Facial nerve canal dehiscence is a fairly common finding in 55% of temporal bones and usually occurring in a focal area in the tympanic portion of the facial nerve canal.
14-19) However, Jackler and Cho challenge this assertion, stating that: (1) the negative pressure incited by eustachian tube dysfunction is not likely sufficient to cause hemorrhage; (2) cholesterol granuloma occurs only in well-pneumatized temporal bones, which are not present in patients with chronic eustachian tube dysfunction; and (3) once air cells are filled with fluid, the negative pressure should equalize and the process should discontinue.
7 to 2 used for visualization of both temporal bones.

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