The main goals of this technique are to completely eradicate the disease, create a large enough meatus for examination and mastoid air cells, and provide a self-cleaning epithelized
dry cavity, and achieve maximum hearing.2,3 A large enough meatus promotes rapid epithelization of the mastoid cavity and facilitates debridement and postoperative evaluation of the cavity.
Caption: Figure 4: Six months postoperatively, a partially epithelized
mastoid bowl (asterisk) with an intact tympanic membrane was seen.
In his physical examination hypertrophic granulation tissue originating from the lateral nail matrixes was found to be bridged and epithelized in the midline leaving the lunula and the distal part of the nail unaffected.
matrixes which was epithelized and fibrotic secondary to chronic inflammation.
During the cystoscopy, a small epithelized track was seen in the ventral aspect of bulbar urethra (Fig.
A small epithelized track seen in the ventral aspect of bulbar urethra.
In the latter group, the epithelial edges were already almost completely epithelized
on the 4th postoperative day (Figure 4).
Physical examination showed epithelized mass on the nail plate and fistulation from the proximal nail fold to the tip of the toe, epithelization did not occur on the nail plate side of the mass (Figure 1).
In our reported case, after resection of the epithelized granuloma, both sides of the posterior nail fold and the nail matrix were cauterized completely with phenol.
External DCR is technically easier, with an unimpaired view of the surgical area (8) and well defined landmarks allowing the creation of a wide bony window and the use of mucosal flaps to obtain an epithelized
This involves removing the lobe's epithelium (its outermost dermal layer) to get to the subcutaneous layer, then rejoining the two newly epithelized
surfaces in a natural-looking way, which truly requires an artist's touch.