incudomalleolar joint

in·cu·do·mal·le·o·lar joint

the saddle synovial joint between the incus and the malleus.
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Then the posterior ear canal wall was worn thin to gradually open the attic forward and to expose the incudomalleolar joint.
Posterior growth may extend further, involving the incudostapedial joint and the stapes suprastructure, as well as up towards the incudomalleolar joint, around the incus, and into the attic.
Disarticulation of the incudostapedial joint and/or incudomalleolar joint may occur, so it is extremely important to carefully examine both joints in order to achieve the best potential outcome for hearing.
The lesion was in contact with the incudomalleolar joint.
This finding might be more attributable to the increased rigidity of the ossicular chain secondary to incudomalleolar joint dysfunction than to a mass effect.
In the normal anatomy, the incudomalleolar joint is a saddle-shaped diarthrosis surrounded by an articular capsule.
When the incudomalleolar joint is disrupted, the body of the incus is usually rotated and displaced superiorly, posteriorly, and laterally.
1-3) Other types of injury include incudomalleolar joint separation, dislocation of the incus, dislocation of the incudomalleolar complex, and fracture of the stapes.
The malleus and incus were fused, but an incudomalleolar joint was seen.
To allow a better ET exposure, the facial recess is first opened, the incudostapedial and incudomalleolar joints are disarticulated, and the incus is removed.