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Case 15556

Right temporal bone fracture with ossicular dislocation.

Author(s)
Ana Azagra de Miguel

Complejo Hospitalario de Navarra, Radiodiagnostico; Irunlarrea 3 31008 Pamplona, Spain; Email:aazagram@gmail.com
 
Patient
male, 55 year(s)
 
 
  • Figure 1
    Axial cranial CT right transverse temporal bone fracture

    Axial cranial CT. Right transverse temporal bone fracture extending to the middle ear with incudomalleal dislocation. The fracture line does not extend into the otic capsule.

     
    Area of Interest: Ear / Nose / Throat; Emergency; Trauma; Imaging Technique: CT; Procedure: Computer Applications-Detection, diagnosis; Computer Applications-General; Special Focus: Trauma;
     
     
  • Figure 2
    Axial cranial CT (temporal bone reconstruction)

    Axial cranial CT with thinner reconstruction of the temporal bone, with an arrow pointing the ossicular disjunction

     
    Area of Interest: Ear / Nose / Throat; Emergency; Trauma; Imaging Technique: CT; Procedure: Computer Applications-Detection, diagnosis; Computer Applications-General; Special Focus: Trauma;
     
     
  • Figure 3
    Coronal CT

    Coronal reformated CT showing the disjunction between the head of the malleus and the body of the incus (arrow).

     
    Area of Interest: Ear / Nose / Throat; Imaging Technique: CT; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Trauma;
     
     
Axial cranial CT. Right transverse temporal bone fracture extending to the middle ear with incudomalleal dislocation. The fracture line does not extend into the otic capsule.
 
Axial cranial CT with thinner reconstruction of the temporal bone, with an arrow pointing the ossicular disjunction
 
Coronal reformated CT showing the disjunction between the head of the malleus and the body of the incus (arrow).
 
 
 
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