External auditory canal atresia

Case contributed by Dr David Cuete

Patient Data

Age: 17 years
Gender: Male

There is right external auditory canal atresia, good pneumatization of the tympanic cavity with poor pneumatization of the mastoid air cells.

Case Discussion

CT findings of external auditory canal atresia that the radiologist convey to the surgeon play a vital role in both the determination of appropriate surgical candidates and in preoperative planning

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Case information

rID: 24778
Published: 12th Sep 2013
Last edited: 3rd Apr 2020
System: Head & Neck
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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