transmeatal incision

transmeatal incision

an incision in the skin of the posterior external auditory canal that extends from just above the posterior malleolar fold to 6 o'clock inferiorly; for access to the posterior part of the middle ear.

trans·me·a·tal in·ci·sion

(trans'mē-ā'tăl in-sizh'ŭn)
An incision in the skin of the posterior external auditory canal that extends from just above the posterior malleolar fold to a 6 o'clock position inferiorly; for access to the posterior part of the middle ear.
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A transmeatal incision was made in all but two patients, whose narrow canal required an endaural incision.