ear canal

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Synonyms for ear canal

either of the passages in the outer ear from the auricle to the tympanic membrane

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In rare circumstances, patients may exhibit perforation of the tympanic membrane with blood gushing from the external acoustic meatus.
Carefully, herpetic vesicles, erythematous ulcerative, and crusted scars were observed around the left external acoustic meatus.
7) Also, the persistence of this foramen is a possible risk factor for otologic complications after arthroscopy of the temporomandibular joint, herniation of the temporomandibular joint into the external acoustic meatus, tumor metastasis into the cranial cavity, and salivary gland fistula through this foramen.
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