mastoid cells

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mas·toid cells

n., pl. células mastoideas, bolsas de aire en la prominencia mastoidea del hueso temporal.
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Intraoperatively, granulation tissue and a small abscess were discovered over the mastoid cells.
Middle ear infection may spread to the mastoid cells through the aditus ad antrum.
The radiological features are unilateral loss of cerebral volume and associated compensatory bone alterations in the calvaria, like thickening, hyperpneumatization of the paranasal sinuses and mastoid cells and elevation of the petrous ridge [1].