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Related to extradural: extradural anaesthesia, Epidural haemorrhage

extradural

 [ek″strah-du´ral]
situated or occurring outside the dura mater.

ex·tra·du·ral

(eks'tră-dū'răl),
1. On the outer side of the dura mater.
See also: epidural.
2. Unconnected with the dura mater.
See also: epidural.

extradural

[ek′trədoo͡r′əl]
Etymology: L, extra + dura, hard
outside the dura mater.

ex·tra·du·ral

(eks'tră-dū'răl)
1. On the outer side of the dura mater.
2. Unconnected with the dura mater.

ex·tra·du·ral

(eks'tră-dū'răl)
1. On the outer side of the dura mater.
2. Unconnected with the dura mater.

extradural

situated or occurring outside the dura mater. See also epidural.
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Treatment fell into two general categories: (1) for lesions located adjacent to the dura or the tegmental area, such as those occurring in cases of extradural abscess and sigmoid sinus thrombosis, a mastoidectomy was performed by an otologist; (2) when lesions were identified in less easily accessible areas, a craniotomy was performed by a neurosurgeon.
CT scanning shows a soft tissue extradural mass with low attenuation.
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The operative field is more extensive than that achieved with other approaches; it extends from the cerebellar hemisphere to the extradural ventral upper cervical spine, and it provides access to tissue outside the spinal canal, such as the ventral strap muscles.
Extracranial complications of acute otomastoiditis include mastoiditis with bone destruction, subperiosteal abscess, petrositis, facial nerve paralysis, and labyrinthitis; intracranial complications include meningitis, perisinus abscess, brain abscess, subdural abscess, extradural abscess, lateral sinus thrombosis or thrombophlebitis, and otitic hydrocephalus.
In this article, we discuss the nonextended extradural approach through the low temporal craniotomy described by House.
Comparative study of the effects of air or saline to identify the extradural space.
Computed tomography (CT) demonstrated a 4-cm osteolytic lesion of the right temporal bone and infratemporal fossa with intracranial but extradural extension.
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