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CONCLUSION: The less pneumatized mastoid and ossicular diseases in elderly patients with chronic perforated otitis media suggest that they had longer lasting and more severe childhood middle ear pathologies than did younger patients.
To our knowledge, this is the first case of massive involvement of the cavity of a pneumatized middle turbinate by an osteoma.
A subperiosteal abscess is reported to be the most common form and is usually observed in children with poorly pneumatized mastoid bones.
10) Endoscopic techniques have the potential benefits of shorter operative times, less risk of bone fragment devitalization, and avoiding the removal of all sinus mucosa in extensively pneumatized frontal sinuses in the acute setting.
The medullary cavity of the tibiotarsus is often composed of medullary bone, whereas the femur is pneumatized in some avian species, connecting to the abdominal air sacs.
Boyne and James proposed placing autogenous marrow and cancellous bone from the iliac crest into the pneumatized maxillary sinus to increase the amount of bone available for implant placement.
Type III configurations were associated with pneumatized anterior clinoidal process and were the least common configuration (9.
For example, the signal void caused by a pneumatized anterior clinoid process may mimic an internal carotid artery aneurysm due to juxtaposition with the supraclinoid internal carotid artery.
Pneumatized air cells present in the zygomatic process of the temporal bone, which appears similar to the mastoid air cells and which does not extend further anteriorly than the zygomatico-temporal suture, entitled as zygomatic air cell defect (ZACD).
can come up with his traditional but unique formulation of 'the Church pneumatized by the Spirit of the risen Christ'" (Peter C.
In this study, the common anatomical variations found among the 360 CT scans evaluated were Pneumatized Agger nasi cells, Concha bullosa, Asymmetry ethmoidal roof, Haller cells, Asymmetry of ethmoid fovea, Anterior ethmoidal artery canal, Paradoxical bending of middle turbinate, Suprabullar Cells, Infrabullar Cells, and Onodi cells.