Stapes prosthesis

Case contributed by Dr Bruno Di Muzio

Patient Data

Age: 65
Gender: Male

CT Temporal bones

Left stapes prothesis articulating with the oval window.

Case Discussion

Stapes reconstruction is most often used to restore conductive hearing loss in patients with otosclerosis or congenital abnormalities. Stapes reconstruction is also performed for discontinuity or fracture resulting from prior basilar skull fracture, binding cicatricial adhesions, or tympanosclerosis.1

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Case information

rID: 19205
Published: 16th Aug 2012
Last edited: 8th Sep 2015
System: Head & Neck
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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