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Temporal Bone Anatomy
I fractured my temporal bone in 06 and pinched a nerve that gave me hearing loss. Will i ever be able to get my hearing back at all?
U need to see ENT : Physician for evaluation and work up.Get a more detailed answer ›
Bone is a living growing tissue made mostly of collagen (protein that provides soft framework) & the mineral calcium phosphate that adds strength & hardens the framework. Two types of bone are found in the body; cortical (dense compact outer layer) & trabecular (makes up inner layer, ...Read more
Please help me. Will a doctor please tell me how to convince a surgeon to use silk sutures to make my temporal bone completely fuse back in place?
Craniotomy Fusion: I don't know where your information about a craniotomy fusion came from, but the best way to get fusion is to stabilize motion. A temporal craniotomy is under the temporal muscle. Chewing can cause movement of the flap and subsequent non fusion. Most modern fixations are metal and generate an immediate fixation of the craniotomy flap to the cranium offering the best potential for union. ...Read more
Have severe pain through right side of my face over my temporal bone vibrating into rest of my skull.TMJ and abscess ruled out. Cant do it anymore.
Is it ever possible to get enough hearing back to join the military if i fractured my temporal bone w/ hearing loss due to nerve damage?
I got my result temporal bone ct scan left otomastoiditis with cholesteatoma formation, unremarkable right temporal bone I need a surgery ?tnx
Otomastoiditis: very likely you will need surgery for this condition. Make sure you follow up with your doctor. ...Read more
Linear fracture: A scalp bone that has a crack in it, located above the temples that runs in a line. ...Read more
F age 60
got paralyzed from right side
multi axial 5mm thru temporal bone & 10mm CT cuts of head
hypodense shadow left parietal regen
Stroke vs. Tumor: You need to get an MRI now. You could either have a stroke or a mass. You don't have a bleed (cause the ct scan is better at showing bleeds...They are very bright)....But you may have a stroke or a mass in the region of the brain. That is why you are weak/paralyzed on the right side...The lesion is on the left parietal side (controls the right arm/leg). ...Read more
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