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Detection of Facial Canal Dehiscence on HRCT in Chronic Otitis Media: An Observational Study

Journal: International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR) (Vol.11, No. 1)

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Page : 233-235

Keywords : Facial canal dehiscence; tympanic segment; chronic otitis media; HRCT;

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The facial nerve is vulnerable during ear surgery when there is a dehiscence of the facialnerve canal. Otologic surgeons need a lot of information about facial nerve canal dehiscenceto avoid injury of the nerve. Dehiscence of facial canal more frequently associated with attico-antral type of chronic otitis media and more often with cholesteatoma. With the advent of high-resolution CT, it has become easy to assess facial canal status preoperatively.

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