head of malleus

head of mal·le·us

the rounded portion of the malleus articulating with the body of the incus.
Synonym(s): caput mallei [TA]
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Now epitympanic area was dissected with the help of curettage for proper visualisation of head of malleus, body and short process of incus.
Category Ossicular Defect Group-A Malleus handle intact & stapes intact, incus and head of malleus absent.