epitympanum

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epitympanum

[¦ep·ə′tim·pə·nəm]
(anatomy)
The attic of the middle ear, or tympanic cavity.
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A simple mastoidectomy with facial nerve decompression was sufficient for surgical removal of the fluid collection at the anterior epitympanic space.
Axial (A and B) and coronal (C and D) HRCT images of petrous temporal bone showed as non-dependent soft tissue density lesion in right epitympanic space, which widened the aditus-ad-antrum.
The structure present in epitympanic spaces is also well visualised by endoscope with limited dissection.