external auditory canal

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Synonyms for external auditory canal

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

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Clinical findings include a mass in the external auditory canal and occasional otitis media.
Focal bony destruction of the posterior wall of the left external auditory canal was also seen.
The Thiersch graft is essentially a partial-thickness, semitransparent skin graft that is used to re-epithelialize portions of a newly created mastoid cavity or a surgically altered external auditory canal.
Epidermal cyst of the bony external auditory canal.
The physical examination revealed a narrow external auditory canal (EAC) caused by bulging of the posterior wall.
Surgical treatment of external auditory canal cholesteatoma.
Basal-cell carcinoma of the external auditory canal and middle ear.
Approximately 25% of all cases of extranodal non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL) occur in the head and neck region; NHL of the external auditory canal (EAC) and thyroid gland are rare.
Physical examination confirmed the facial nerve dysfunction (House-Brackmann grade VI) and detected a reddish mass in the right external auditory canal.
3) Inflammatory changes and granulations are noted in the external auditory canal.
A simple reconstructive procedure for radiation-induced necrosis of the external auditory canal.
Designed primarily for clinical use, this very well-illustrated text considers the external auditory canal, middle east and mastoid air cells, facial nerve and inner ear along with the temporal bone.
Longitudinal fractures begin in the squamous part of the temporal bone, extend through the external auditory canal, across the middle ear, and terminate near the carotid canal.
We suspected cholesteatoma in the left external auditory canal and middle ear, although initially the patient was considered too young to have developed this lesion.
We report an interesting case of a patient who presented with gradual onset of deafness and external auditory canal swellings, mistaken initially for multiple simple exostoses of both ear canals, in combination with mild background sensorineural hearing loss.
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