Congenital Malformations of the Temporal Bone

Shraddha S. Mukerji, Hemant A. Parmar, Mohannad Ibrahim, Suresh K. Mukherji

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Abstract

Congenital ear or temporal bone malformations are a diagnostic challenge to radiologists and surgeons alike. Newer imaging techniques can detect subtle changes in middle ear and cochlear anatomy. This information is invaluable with increasing use of hearing restoration surgeries and/or cochlear implants in such patients. This article discusses the embryogenesis, classification system, and salient imaging findings of congenital outer, middle ear, and inner ear anomalies in children. Both high-resolution computerized tomography and magnetic resonance imaging scans of the temporal bones are described.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)603-619
Number of pages17
JournalNeuroimaging Clinics of North America
Volume21
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Aug 1 2011

Keywords

  • Congenital malformations
  • Ear
  • Hearing restoration
  • Temporal bone

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging
  • Clinical Neurology

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    Mukerji, S. S., Parmar, H. A., Ibrahim, M., & Mukherji, S. K. (2011). Congenital Malformations of the Temporal Bone. Neuroimaging Clinics of North America, 21(3), 603-619. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.nic.2011.05.005