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mastoid

1. shaped like a nipple or breast
2. designating or relating to a nipple-like process of the temporal bone behind the ear
3. the mastoid process
4. Informal mastoiditis

mastoid

[′ma‚stȯid]
(anatomy)
Breast-shaped.
The portion of the temporal bone where the mastoid process is located.
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Patient was started on Intravenous Ceftriaxone 1 G twice a day and taken up for mastoid exploration.
Because cholesteatoma is commonly a complication of CSOM, there is almost always co-existing inflammatory disease in adjacent mastoid air cells13.
In our series, non-dependent, homogeneous and polypoidal soft tissue densities were present in the mastoid antrum and middle ear cavity.
Thereafter the tympanic membrane was repaired by inserting a fascia into the ear canal, and the mastoid cavity was sutured by pulling the myoperiosteal flap backward before a thin silicone tube was inserted for drainage.
The mastoid antrum was absent, with the mastoid process represented by a solid block of bone (figure).
This term stems from the fact that the TM defect exposes both the middle ear mucosa and eustachian tube (ET), but generally does not produce inflammatory changes in the mastoid.
Increased fluid signal in the mastoid air cells on T2-weighted MRI is sometimes interpreted as mastoiditis, and otherwise asymptomatic patients are referred to an otolaryngologist or otologist/neurotologist.
Cholesteatoma of middle ear and mastoids, a comparison of CT scan and operative findings.
5% Table 5: Intra Operative Findings of Mastoids Findings No.
X-ray mastoids were obtained by Law's view bilaterally and high resolution computed tomography of the temporal bone was obtained with 1mm cuts in axial and coronal planes.
7%) had sclerotic mastoids while two cases of the overlay group (13.
On X-ray both mastoid 51% patients had sclerosed mastoids, 21% patients had well pneumatised mastoids.