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malleus

[′mal·ē·əs]
(anatomy)
The outermost, hammer-shaped ossicle of the middle ear; attaches to the tympanic membrane and articulates with the incus.
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The cholesteatoma extent according to the STAM system, surgical procedure, presence of the malleus handle and chorda tympani nerve, and middle ear mucosal status were not significant predictors for any of the criterion of successful hearing outcomes.
Axial and coronal planes are necessary for identifying the position of the incus and its relationship with the malleus and stapes.
Details of Ossicular Chain Erosion Malleus Intact 69 67.6% Handle of malleus erosion 21 20.6% Complete erosion of malleus 12 11.8% 102 100 Incus Intact 6 5.9% Erosion of lenticular process 3 2.9% Erosion of long process 81 79.4% Erosion of body 12 11.8% 102 100 Stapes Suprastructure intact 54 52.9% Suprastructure eroded 48 47.1% 102 100 Table 3.
The tumor was adherent to the tympanic membrane, which was removed along with the incus and malleus. A small fragment of tumor that adhered to the stapes superstructure and the second genu of the facial nerve was left in place.
The malleolar branch of the artery inside the anterior malleolar plication runs along the anterior process of the malleus to the lateral part of the malleus' neck and penetrates the bone through two nutrition foramina, connecting with the fine vessel system inside the ossicle (Figure 2(a)).
Se obtuvieron 22 Malleus (12 Derechos y 10 izquierdos), 16 Incus (8 derechos y 8 izquierdos) y 3 Estapedios (2 derechos y 1 izquierdo).
Malleus provides channel-only IT services - based on expertise in virtualisation, servers, networking and storage - to the specifications of Hammer's reseller community, helping to improve products before they reach the end user.
Under the auspices of the bull Summis desiderantus affectibus, published the Malleus Maleficarum in 1486 designed as a reference book of inquisitorial judges in the witch trials.
The malleus is clearly human-like, and its size and shape can be easily distinguished from our closest living relatives, chimpanzees, gorillas and orangutans.