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Synonyms for mastoid

process of the temporal bone behind the ear at the base of the skull

relating to or resembling a nipple


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Imaging incidentally revealed the presence of enhancing soft tissue in the right middle ear and mastoid cavity.
The main goals of this technique are to completely eradicate the disease, create a large enough meatus for examination and mastoid air cells, and provide a self-cleaning epithelized dry cavity, and achieve maximum hearing.
CT and MRI scans are useful in identifying the lesions around the petrous apex which can differentiate the other possible diagnosis, also tells about the mastoid pneumatisation.
The mean mastoid pneumatization index was significantly lower in the elderly group (p<0.
Metodun basarisini degerlendirmek icin kulagin superior ve orta 1/3 bolgelerinden konkal mastoid mesafeler preoperatif, postoperatif ve altinci ay kontrollerinde olculdu.
A subperiosteal abscess is reported to be the most common form and is usually observed in children with poorly pneumatized mastoid bones.
Patients with a mastoid distance greater than 22 mm at lobule level were evaluated to have lobule prominence.
The pre-operative CT scans were reported to assess characteristic cholesteatoma findings, location and extension of soft tissues in middle ear, integrity of scutum, erosion of the ossicular chain, integrity of the thin bony septum of facial nerve canal, the semicircular canals and the tegmenextension of cholesteatoma outside the middle ear, integrity of mastoid air cells, trabeculae, as well as relationship and proximity of soft tissues with the tympanic membrane were assessed.
Patient came to our clinic with left ear protrusion, severe tenderness, palpable lump over the mastoid of right ear, with history of bilateral ear discharge.
Mastoiditis, where an ear infection has spread to the mastoid bone.
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).
Anatomy of the middle ear and detail of instrumentation and operating room are covered, followed by a variety of contributions from experts on particular procedures and applications including fat graft myringoplasty, tympanoplasty, otitis media and cholesteatoma, the mastoid system in chronic ear disease, procedures in the office, a minimally invasive retrosigmoid approach, and cochlear endoscopy.
My early months were beset by ill health, pneumonia and mastoid abscess, with lengthy periods in hospital, so naturally I do not have much recollection of the old place.