Temporal bones


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Temporal bones

The compound bones that form the left and right sides of the skull.
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Out of 34 temporal bones, 2 bones had deep sinus tympani which was hidden posteriorly behind pyramid.
Caption: Figure 1: Axial (a) and coronal (b) HRCT images reveal extensive permeative destructive lesions involving both temporal bones (white asterisks).
This bone along with occiput and temporal bones forms the cranial base, one of the most vulnerable areas during childbirth.
Typically, these dehiscences are best visualized on high-resolution CT of the temporal bones [3].
In mastoidectomy the surgeon drills through the mastoid part of the temporal bone (Figure 1) and removes spongiform bone to gain access and to remove inflammatory tissue from the mastoid and middle ear.
Fourteen human temporal bones obtained from Iranian cadavers without a history congenital anomaly or otologic diseases, in 2005, were studied.
In this study, a life-size mechanical middle ear model [19] was validated by comparative measurements in real human temporal bones. In addition, the influence of important mounting parameters of three different types of implantable hearing aid transducers was measured through systematic experimental variations.
Prevalence of facial canal dehiscence and of persistent stapedial artery in the human middle ear: A report of 1000 temporal bones. Laryngoscope 1994;104(3 Pt 1):309-20.
Temporal bone osteomyelitis (TBO) is a dangerous condition, and the proper treatment at the appropriate time is extremely important.
INTRODUCTION: A major advance in diagnostic imaging has occurred with the introduction of High Resolution computed Tomography which have made it possible to obtain high quality images with exquisite demonstration of most normal temporal bone structures and numerous pathological processes.
(14-19) Jackler and Cho propose an alternative hypothesis: that blood products arise from dehiscences of the bony partition between the petrous apex air cell system and the bone marrow in the anterior temporal bone or clivus.
(2) They examined the temporal bones of 212 patients with nonsystemic malignancies (excluding diseases such as lymphoma, leukemia, and multiple myeloma).

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