Normal Eustachean tube

Case contributed by Dr Kewal Arunkumar Mistry

Presentation

Presented with right sided conductive hearing loss. Left ear which is shown here was normal.

Patient Data

Age: 13 years
Gender: Female
CT

Oblique axial CT image through the temporal bone shows normal longitudinal course of the left Eustachean tube. 

Case Discussion

The Eustachean tube connects the tympanic cavity with the nasopharynx and has a bony lateral one third and cartilagenous medial two thirds.

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Case information

rID: 34785
Case created: 8th Mar 2015
Last edited: 18th May 2017
System: Head & Neck
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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