Atticoantrotomy | definition of atticoantrotomy by Medical dictionary
surgical exposure of the epitympanic recess (attic) and mastoid antrum.
atticoantrotomy /at·ti·co·an·trot·o·my/ (at″ĭ-ko-an-trot´ah-me) surgical exposure of the attic and mastoid antrum.
atticoantrotomy (at″ĭ-kō-an-trot′ŏ-mē) [ attic + antrotomy]
Surgical opening of the attic and mastoid antrum of the ear.
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Clinical results of atticoantrotomy
with attic reconstruction or attic obliteration for patients with an attic cholesteatoma.
An atticotomy is performed for wider exposure; if need be, an atticoantrotomy
can be enlarged for a better view of the horizontal semicircular canal (figure 2).