mastoid air cell


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mastoid air cell

[′ma‚stȯid ′er ‚sel]
(anatomy)
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The extracranial findings include opacification of the mastoid air cells with resultant suppuration.
Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) of the temporal bones identified a 16-mm enhancing focus in the area of the left jugular bulb along with bilateral mastoid air cell opacification and left middle ear opacification.
The development of the mastoid air cell system begins in utero.
the nasopharynx or the middle ear and mastoid air cell system) into an intracranial cavity through a fistulous connection.
Computed tomography (CT) showed partial opacification of the left mastoid air cells and middle ear cavity and thickening of the left tympanic membrane and skin of the left EAC.
The abscess occurs over the mastoid cortex when the infectious process within the mastoid air cells extends into the subperiosteal space.