Chronic otomastoiditis with tympanosclerosis

Chronic otomastoiditis with tympanosclerosis represents calcific or bony middle ear foci secondary to suppurative chronic otomastoiditis.

Radiographic features

Common locations of calcifications include:

  • tympanic membrane
  • ossicle surface
  • stapes footplate
  • muscle tendons
  • ossicle ligaments
  • chronic otomastoiditis findings such as soft tissue density and underpneumatised mastoid ​
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Article information

rID: 47520
System: Head & Neck
Tag: cases, refs, ent
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