Temporal bone fracture - diagram

Case contributed by Dr Bruno Di Muzio

Temporal bone anatomy - Image from Grey's Anatomy (Image in public domain).

First image shows the main axis on longitudinal temporal fracture, the same of long axis of the petrous bone. Second image shows the perpendicular axis of transverse fractures on temporal bone (perpendicular with the he long axis of the petrous bone).

Case Discussion

See also temporal bone fracture.

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Case information

rID: 12980
Published: 13th Feb 2011
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
System: Head & Neck
Inclusion in quiz mode: Excluded

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