The petromastoid canal in the young child: Appearance on computed tomography

Christoph Kenis, Michael Ditchfield, Eldho Paul, Paul M Parizel, Stephen Leonard Stuckey

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The adult petromastoid canal (PMC) is a thin anatomical structure, but in young children, it can be wide on high resolution CT (HRCT) scans. We performed this study to evaluate the year-by-year change in width and shape of the PMC in the young child.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)803 - 807
Number of pages5
JournalInternational Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - 2013

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