A malformation of the facial nerve in the temporal bone of an otherwise normal adult is reported. The abnormality consisted in the facial nerve obstructing the oval window in the second part of its intrapetrosal section.
Histological analysis of the human vocal folds, focused particularly on the lamina propria of the vocal muscle of fetuses, infants, and adults in horizontal laryngeal sections, allowed us to show the differences in morphology and composition according to the laryngeal development. Our results indicate that the origin of the vocal fold is independent of the… (More)
After a morphometric study, done in adult temporals, of the inner diametre of the fallopian bony canal, of the thickness of both the epineural space and the nerve trunck (in petrous, tympanic and mastoid segments) and the like with the geniculate ganglion and the pyramidal bend, the AA. thrown out the conclusion that when a generalized edema of the nerve is… (More)