epitympanum

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ep·i·tym·pa·num

n. epitímpano, porción superior del tímpano.
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A 5 x 5-mm cystic lesion was noted in the anterior epitympanic space abutting on the tympanic segment of the facial nerve.
A simple mastoidectomy with facial nerve decompression was sufficient for surgical removal of the fluid collection at the anterior epitympanic space.
It is important to remember that a defect anterior to the epitympanic space is not accessible with a keyhole craniotomy.