epitympanum

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epitympanum

 [ep″ĭ-tim´pah-num]
epitympanic recess. adj., adj epitympan´ic.

ep·i·tym·pa·num

(ep'i-tim'pă-nŭm),
The upper portion of the tympanic cavity or middle ear above the tympanic membrane; it contains the head of the malleus and the body of the incus.

epitympanum

/epi·tym·pa·num/ (-tim´pah-num) epitympanic recess.

ep·i·tym·pa·num

(ep'i-tim'pă-nŭm)
The upper portion of the tympanic cavity or middle ear above the tympanic membrane; contains the head of the malleus and the body of the incus.

epitympanum

the upper part of the tympanum.
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CT low dense cholesteatomatous lesion also noted in right middle ear cavity, more in epitympanic space with erosion of right Tegmen tympani (Arrow in Image D) and intact right-sided scutum and ossicular chain.
Coronal HRCT images (A and B) showed soft tissue thickenings in right middle ear cavity, more in epitympanic space.
Axial (A and B) and Coronal (C) HRCT images showed non-dependent soft tissue density lesion filling right middle ear cavity with epicenter in epitympanic space causing erosion of scutum and ossicular chain with a larger mastoid abscess formation and eroded lateral mastoid cortex.