1-5) In our case, we removed the ear mold impression material from a known tympanomastoid
defect utilizing an endoscopic system for better visualization in conjunction with synchronous monitoring of the patient's sensorimotor function to ensure a safe surgical removal.
They usually present as a solitary lesion arising from the tympanomastoid
or tympanosquamous suture lines adjacent to the bone-cartilage junction.
Computed tomography confirmed that it arose from the tympanomastoid suture line.
We recommend the use of a facial nerve monitor, particularly in cases arising from the tympanomastoid suture line, to avoid accidental trauma to the facial nerve.
In the early part of the 18th century, Jean Louis Petit was the first to recommend boring a hole in the mastoid bone as a treatment for tympanomastoid
space disease, a procedure that he described in his posthumously published book.
surgery for chronic otitis media is, in effect, an aggressive form of debridement, and it is quite effective.
Adult-onset fluid in the tympanomastoid
We conducted a retrospective study of 50 ears in 48 patients in whom we performed revision tympanomastoid
surgery for chronic otitis media.
Intracranial extension is a recognized complication of tympanomastoid
The importance of skin lying superiorly between the tympanosquamous suture in the front and the tympanomastoid
suture behind has been well described.
4] Because their mastoid is not fully developed, purulent discharge in the cavity can drain through the tympanomastoid
Therefore, time management should be emphasized, especially for tympanomastoid
surgery, to reduce unnecessary admissions and costs.