Stenvers view

Case contributed by Andrew Murphy

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Rule out foreign body

X-ray

No definite radio opaque foreign body is identified in the region of left external auditory canal.

Case Discussion

Stenvers view is a oblique radiographic projection used to demonstrate the petrous temporal bone, IAM and bony labyrinth. Fine slice multi-detector CT of the petrous bone has replaced the Stenver view due to far superior anatomic detail

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Case information

rID: 55516
Published: 11th Sep 2017
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
System: Head & Neck
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included
Institution: Princess Alexandra Hospital

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