Temporal bone fracture - diagram

Case contributed by Dr Bruno Di Muzio
Diagram

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
Case created: 13th Feb 2011
Last edited: 16th Jul 2016
System: Head & Neck
Inclusion in quiz mode: Excluded

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