Longitudinal temporal bone fracture

Case contributed by Dr Dalia Ibrahim

Presentation

Trauma, right otorrhagia and tympanic membrane rupture.

Patient Data

Age: 20-year-old
Gender: Male

Right longitudinal temporal bone fracture. The fracture extends to the anterior wall of the right external auditory bony canal.

 Incudomalleolar joint separation.

The otic capsule is spared.

Right hemotympanum.

Annotated image

Right longitudinal temporal bone fracture. The fracture extends to the anterior wall of the right external auditory bony canal. (Red arrows)

Right incudomalleolar joint separation. (Circle) Compare it with the normal left bony ossicles.

The otic capsule is spared.

Right hemotympanum.

Case Discussion

Complications of Longitudinal temporal bone fractures

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Case information

rID: 49362
Case created: 21st Nov 2016
Last edited: 24th Nov 2016
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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