Otic capsule

Dr Henry Knipe et al.

The otic capsule refers to the dense osseous labyrinth of the inner ear that surrounds the cochlea, the vestibule and the semicircular canals. It is surrounded by the less dense / pneumatised petrous apex and mastoid part of the temporal bone

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rID: 40170
System: Head & Neck
Section: Anatomy
Tag: cases
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