Temporal bone fracture - diagram

Case contributed by Bruno Di Muzio
Diagnosis not applicable

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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