cochleariform


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cochleariform

 [kok″le-ar´ĭ-form]
spoon-shaped.

coch·le·ar·i·form

(kok'lē-ar'i-fōrm),
Spoon-shaped.
[L. cochleare, spoon, + forma, form]
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Generalized otic demineralization is seen in more advanced cochleariform disease (Figure 4).
(3,9) Fenestral otosclerosis is most commonly treated with stapedectomy and prosthesis insertion, while more advanced cochleariform disease is often managed with direct cochlear implantation.
3.5 mm long, anthers extrorse, white, 3-3.4 mm long with a brownish apical cochleariform linear-oblong appendage ca.
They include the absence of the foramen spinosum on the affected side and the enlargement of the proximal tympanic segment of the facial nerve canal adjacent to the cochleariform process.
The purpose of this article is to describe a fast and safe technique to expose the geniculate ganglion and the labyrinthine portion of the facial nerve in two structures of the middle ear: the cochleariform process and the tympanic portion of the facial nerve.
The surgeon opened a small hole with a diamond bur and identified the cochleariform process and the adjacent segment of the facial nerve (figure 4).
The surgical technique involves exposure of the geniculate ganglion, the greater petrosal nerve, and the facial nerve from the cochleariform process to the cerebellopontine angle via the middle cranial fossa approach.