Flashcards in Temporal Bone Deck (15):
Modality of choice for evaluating outer and middle ear
It is better for evaluating inner ear and the nerve
Modality for conductive problem
Modality for sensory neuron problems
Two views to assess the temporal bone
1st -Axial view
2nd - coronal view
It is better for evaluating ossicles, tympanic cavity, and mastoid air cells and is better in tracing the more peripheral portions of facial nerve
Used to differentiate CN VII from CN VIII
Used in assessing for Schwannoma
Used in assessing tympanomastoiditis
Recurrent otitis media with tympanic membrane rupture.
There is ingrowth of squamous epithelium through ear drum. There is accumulation of squamous and keratin debris within middle ear. It erodes bony walls and ossicles.
It is an aggressive inflammatory process that becomes a mass but it is NOT a cancer
To view the normal insertion of temporomandibular joint in the fossa, you will use what modality?
It is secondary to chronic periodontal infections