[Mastoid pneumatization after blocking the aeration route through the eustachian tube].


In the mastoid air cell system, air has been thought to be supplied only through the eustachian tube and tympanic cavity to the cells, and to be absorbed continuously in one direction through the lining mucosa of the mastoid air cells. In the ear with a blocked air supply route to the mastoid air cell system, gas in the blocked mastoid air cells has been… (More)