auditory canal

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Noun1.Auditory canal - either of the passages in the outer ear from the auricle to the tympanic membraneauditory canal - either of the passages in the outer ear from the auricle to the tympanic membrane
auricular point, auriculare - the craniometric point at the center of the opening of the external acoustic meatus
meatus - a natural body passageway
external ear, outer ear - the part of the ear visible externally
conduit auditif
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The internal auditory canal and cerebellopontine angle were normal [Figure 1]d, [Figure 1]e, [Figure 1]f.
Posterior dislocations occur as a result of direct blow to chin and condyle pushed posteriorly towards the mastoid causing damage to the external auditory canal.
OBJECTIVE: To describe the clinical manifestations of external auditory canal (EAC) cholesteatoma and evaluate the surgical outcomes of reconstruction using an inferior pedicled soft-tissue periosteum flap.
Among the topics are the anatomy of the temporal bone, endoscopic middle ear dissection, trans-labyrinthine exposure of the internal auditory canal, the middle cranial fossa approach to the internal auditory canal, and achieving mastery in temporal bone dissection: the role of deliberate practice and formative feedback.
During complex surgical procedures in and around the Internal Auditory Canal, it is critical that protection and care is given to the facial nerves, Cranial Nerves VII and VIII.
Clinical characteristics of external auditory canal cholesteatoma in children.
Mastoidectomy preserving the bony external auditory canal and tympanoplasty are referred to as closed technique or combined approach tympanoplasty that was first proposed by Sheehy and Janson,1,2 aiming to improve the classical mastoidectomy.
He explains that sustained exposure to loud sounds causes physiological damage to the auditory canal and inner ear.
Central ear infections: this part of the ear is the most vulnerable to microbial infections because it leads to the throat through a passageway called the auditory canal.
Different foreign bodies can reach the lumen of the external auditory canal.
Kaga and Asato present 25 articles detailing reconstructive surgery for microtia/atresia of the external auditory canal performed jointly by plastic surgeons and otologists, for plastic surgeons, otolaryngologists, speech therapists, teachers, and patients' families.
4% cases and internal auditory canal erosion was seen in 2.

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