complete mastoidectomy

complete mastoidectomy

an operation to exenterate the air cell system from the mastoid process of the temporal bone for the drainage of the suppuration in acute mastoiditis.

com·plete mas·toi·dec·to·my

(kŏm-plēt' mas'toy-dek'tŏ-mē)
An operation to exenterate the air-cell system from the mastoid process of the temporal bone for the drainage of the suppuration in acute mastoiditis.
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Note that for states that use the CPT coding system, counts include all procedures that involved a mastoidectomy, including complete mastoidectomy, modified radical mastoidectomy, radical mastoidectomy, transmastoid antrotomy, petrous apicectomy including radical mastoidectomy, all revision mastoidectomy procedures, tympanoplasty with antrotomy or mastoidectomy, tympanoplasty with mastoidectomy, mastoid obliteration, and labyrinthectomy with mastoidectomy.
The patient was taken to the operating room, where incision and drainage of the abscess and a complete mastoidectomy were performed.
Complete mastoidectomy was performed, and the sigmoid sinus was skeletonized from the lateral sinus to the jugular bulb below.

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