mastoid bone


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mastoid bone

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Noun1.mastoid bone - process of the temporal bone behind the ear at the base of the skullmastoid bone - process of the temporal bone behind the ear at the base of the skull
mastoidale - the craniometric point at the lowest point of the mastoid process
os temporale, temporal bone - a thick bone forming the side of the human cranium and encasing the inner ear
appendage, outgrowth, process - a natural prolongation or projection from a part of an organism either animal or plant; "a bony process"
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Likewise, severity of the hearing loss increases as the volumes of the air cells in the middle ear and the mastoid bone decrease (2).
A radial incision starting at 1 O'clock on right ear and 11 O'clock on left ear drawn laterally towards incisura terminalis a nd soft tissues retracted after adequate mastoid bone exposure: Endaural extension was used for C2a (Posterior extension to the antrum and mastoid) lesions.
It usually occurs not through the mastoid bone but by spreading of the middle ear infection through a pre-existing pathway in the external ear canal.
Moreover, the anterior part of the left temporal mastoid bone was also destroyed, while soft-tissue density shadow appeared at the left tympanic cavity, mastoid, and external auditory canal.
At 29 months, she underwent another DLB that showed slight improvement of subglottic hemangioma, and a propranolol wean was started; however, at 32 months of age, she presented with another reproliferation of her facial hemangiomas with involvement of the left mastoid bone. At 36 months of age, a DLB showed 50% obstruction of the subglottic airway and magnetic resonance imaging showed an increase in size of the left mastoid bone hemangioma.
While that drama unfolded, the victim was tended to by paramedics and taken to the Royal Liverpool Hospital, where he underwent a scan which revealed he had two fractures, one to his mastoid bone and the other to rhe bone of his right temple.
A computed tomography (CT) examination of the temporal bone showed that the right mastoid area, the middle ear cavity, and the external ear canal were completely obstructed by soft tissue and bone defect and erosion of ossicles were present in the posterior of the mastoid bone (Figure: B).
Cholesterol granuloma may erode into the middle ear, mastoid bone, or petrous apex.
Bony destruction can extend into the middle ear, mastoid bone, and temporomandibular joint.
Open Competition: Providing Services For The Medical Rehabilitation Of Insured Persons Suffered From Industrial Accidents And Occupational Diseases In The Organizations That Provide Spa Services, During 2016, With Diseases Of The Nervous System, Respiratory System, Diseases Of The Ear And Mastoid Bone - Muscular System And Connective Tissue.
Here's how a cochlear ear implant surgery goes: the doctor drills a small hole through the mastoid bone on the side of the skull to get to the cochlea in the middle ear.
A very painful swelling behind the ear in the bone called the mastoid bone. You''re feeling feverish.